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Chinese Chicken Salad with Mandarin Orange Vinaigrette

Chinese chicken salad has crunch, tang, and texture and also the most amazing flavor profile ever!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken salad
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 3/4 cup match-sticked carrots
  • 3 mini sweet peppers red, sliced
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges reserve the juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/3 cup chow mein noodles

Chicken

  • 1 chicken breast cut into small pieces
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbs Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbs Honey
  • 1/2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp Sriracha or hot sauce of choice

Dressing

  • 1/2 Tbs Mandarin Orange juice
  • 1/2 Tbs Lemon Juice Fresh is best
  • 3 Tbs Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Chop chicken into bite sized pieces, and in a small fry pan with 1 tsp olive oil.
  • Add sweet chili sauce, honey, lemon juice, and Sriracha on top of chicken, stir well and cook until chicken is done (4-5 more minutes), then set aside to let cool.
  • Thinly slice the cabbage and toss all the salad ingredients together in a large bowl, set aside
  • In a mason jar or salad dressing jar mix together salad dressing ingredients
  • Combine chicken and salad ingredients, and toss well. The sauce from the chicken should lightly coat the cabbage.
  • Add dressing right before serving according to preference