Shanghai Chicken Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy SHANGHAI CHICKEN SALAD recipe? Learn how to make SHANGHAI CHICKEN SALAD using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



With crunchy chow mein noodles, vegetables, and chicken, this dish makes a light summer meal. From America's Test Kitchen. rice vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, grated fresh ginger, toasted sesame oil, chicken breast, salt and pepper, Napa or Chinese cabbage, red bell pepper, scallions, chow mein noodles cvt

Recipe Ingredients for SHANGHAI CHICKEN SALAD

1/2 cup rice vinegar
3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce, plus
1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
1/4 cup toasted sesame oil
18 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5064), trimmed, net from 1 1/2 pounds raw
1 Salt and pepper
1/2 head Napa or Chinese cabbage, shredded
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and sliced thin
9 (one bunch, check count) scallions, thinly sliced on diagonal
1 cup chow mein noodles

Recipe Directions for SHANGHAI CHICKEN SALAD

  1. Whisk vinegar, 3 tablespoons soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger and sesame oil together in a medium bowl. Place chicken in single layer in Dutch oven. Pour 1/2 cup vinegar mixture over chicken breasts; reserve remaining vinegar mixture to use as dressing. Add remaining 1/3 cup soy sauce and 3 cups water to pot. Bring to boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer chicken until cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.

  2. Transfer chicken to plate, cover loosely with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until cool enough to handle. Shred chicken into long thin strands using two forks or fingers.

  3. Transfer chicken to large serving bowl, toss with 2 tablespoon dressing, and season with salt and pepper. Add cabbage, bell pepper, scallions, and remaining dressing and toss to combine. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles and serve.

Categories

Chicken, Vegetables, Salads, American, Chinese, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 418.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
515
Calories from Fat
205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.8g
35%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
109mg
36%
Sodium
1722mg
72%
Potassium
882mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
26.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
10.2g
Protein
45.6g
Vitamin A 127% Vitamin C 177%
Calcium 17% Iron 24%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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