Mandarin Chicken Salad with a Sweet-and-Sour Vinaigrette
A savory salad featuring edamame, grilled chicken, mandarins, and a sweet-and-sour dressing to die for!
- Dressing1 Tbs rice vinegar
- Juice from 1 lime
- 1/2 tsp tamarind pulp
- 1/4 tsp Sriracha sauce
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 Tbs soy sauce
- 1/2 tsp dark brown sugar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
- Salad1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
- 1 Tbs sweet chilli Thai sauce
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 cup lettuce
- 1/4 cup edamame beans, cooked and shelled
- 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
- 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks
- 1/4 cup snow peas
- 2 mandarins
- 1 tsp cilantro
- 1 green onion, diced
- 1 Tbs ground peanuts
- 1 tsp sesame seeds
- In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients for the dressing. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine diced chicken with sweet chilli Thai sauce. Over medium-high heat pour sesame oil into a medium frying pan and saute chicken until tender; about 5 minutes. Set aside.
- In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, edamame, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, and mandarins with reserved salad dressing.
- Divide salad between two bowls and top with cilantro, green onions, reserved chicken, ground peanuts, and sesame seeds.
Calories from Fat 94 (33%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Total Carbohydrate 31g
(26%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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