The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe – a delicious, hearty salad bursting with Asian chicken flavor that the whole family will love.
Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad is one of my all time favorite dishes – it is crisp, crunchy, cooling – and packed with tons of flavor.
I love salty, slightly sweet, and crunchy Asian-inspired salads – and this Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad is one of my all time favorite meals ever.
One note: While this salad is definitely inspired by Chinese Chicken flavors, it is in no way an authentic Chinese dish – but since I see it most often on menus as a Chinese Chicken salad, I’m just sticking with the name 😉 .
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To make The Best Chopped Asian Chicken Salad Dressing, you’ll need:
This Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad is wonderful because it packs a TON of flavor in one big bowl – without any ingredients that are hard to find.
All of the ingredients below should be easy to locate at your local grocery store – some in the fresh produce section, and some in the Asian food aisle.
For the Salad Dressing:
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
For the Salad:
4 cups cooked chicken shredded or diced
1 pound Napa cabbage cored and finely shredded
2 cups red cabbage cored and finely shredded
1 cup shredded carrots
1 bunch scallions thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced
1 cup fried wonton strips
2 tablespoons sesame seeds for garnish, optional
Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Ingredient Substitution Ideas:
This salad is one of my all time favorites because it is so incredibly versatile. If you don’t love an ingredient as listed, go ahead and swap it for something you like more!
I am adding my favorite alternative ingredients to add in to make the tastiest Chinese Chicken Salad:
Red bell pepper, shredded or diced
Other Delicious Salads You’ll Love:
If you loved this easy Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad Recipe, be sure to check out some of my other favorite salads!
Delicious hearty salads like The Best Easy Chicken Taco Salad Recipe, and a delicious Grilled Chimichurri Chicken and Vegetables Salad – as well as fun favorites like this Cheesy Chicken Taco Salad Stuffed Avocado Recipe, and another takeout inspired Spicy Thai Beef Salad Recipe.
The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe
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The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe - a delicious, hearty salad bursting with Asian chicken flavor that the whole family will love.
- For the Salad Dressing:
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/3 cup rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
- 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
- 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- For the Salad:
- 4 cups cooked chicken shredded or diced
- 1 pound Napa cabbage cored and finely shredded
- 2 cups red cabbage cored and finely shredded
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1 bunch scallions thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced
- 1 cup fried wonton strips
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds for garnish, optional
To make the dressing:
- In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil. Shake vigorously until combined.
- Allow flavors to blend at room temperature while preparing the rest of the salad. Or, refrigerate for up to 4 days.
To make the salad:
- In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cabbage, carrots, scallions, and cilantro. Shake the dressing to recombine and pour over the salad.
- Toss until evenly coated. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles and sesame seeds, if using, and serve.
Amount Per Serving Calories 636 Saturated Fat 5g Cholesterol 85mg Sodium 1149mg Carbohydrates 60g Fiber 7g Sugar 10g Protein 33g