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Asian Chopped Chicken Salad by The BakerMama

Asian Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8

Description

Crunchy cashews, sweet-tart mandarin oranges, and tender chicken make this Asian Chopped Chicken Salad fresh and oh-so flavorful!


Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Salad:

  • 2 cups thinly chopped purple cabbage
  • 2 cups thinly chopped napa cabbage
  • 2 cups thinly chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnishing
  • 1/2 cup cashews, plus more for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Dressing: In a blender, combine all dressing ingredients and blend until smooth.
  2. Salad: In a large bowl, combine the purple cabbage, napa cabbage, romaine lettuce, shredded carrots, red bell pepper and shredded chicken. Toss with enough dressing to well coat everything. Gently toss in the mandarin oranges, green onions and cashews.
  3. Transfer to a salad bowl and then garnish with a few extra green onions and cashews.