Sesame Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Sesame Salad recipe? Learn how to make Sesame Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sszee

Makes 6 servings



This delicious sesame salad combines sesame salad dressing, grilled chicken and pasta. Of course, the chicken doesn?t necessarily have to be grilled; you can use any kind of cooked chicken. It is also a way to use up leftover cooked chicken. For this recipe the dressing is where it?s at. The dressing is pretty much your classic sesame salad dressing using ingredients such a sesame oil, rice vinegar, sugar, and soy sauce. This is a very simple recipe that takes little time to prepare. Enjoy. Source: http://blogchef.net/sesame-salad-recipe/

Recipe Ingredients for Sesame Salad

500 g bow tie pasta
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup canola oil
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup boneless skinless chicken breast
1 cup green onions

Recipe Directions for Sesame Salad

  1. Optional: Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Add sesame seeds and cook while stirring until they are lightly browned. Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. Cook chicken according to package directions.

  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook according to package direction until Al Dente. Drain pasta and cool. Transfer to a large serving bowl.

  4. In a jar with a tight fitting lid combine vegetable oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, ginger, and black pepper. Shake well.

  5. Pour the dressing over the noodles. Add chicken and mix well. Add green onions and sesame seeds, then serve.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
521
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.6g
39%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
82mg
27%
Sodium
517mg
22%
Potassium
309mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
52.8g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
18.3g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 25%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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