Sesame-Lime Chicken Salad

Sesame-Lime Chicken Salad
Marcus Nilsson
A store-bought rotisserie chicken makes this Asian-influenced meal a snap to throw together.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1/4
cup
canola oil
3
tablespoons
fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon
sugar
1/2
teaspoon
toasted sesame oil
1/2
red chili pepper (such as jalapeño or serrano), sliced
kosher salt and black pepper
1
small head romaine lettuce, leaves torn into bite-size pieces (about 6 cups)
2
carrots, grated
4
cups
shredded chicken (from 1 2 to 2 1/2 pound bird)
1
tablespoon
toasted sesame seeds
1
cup
crispy Chinese noodles
1/4
cup
fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. Whisk together the canola oil, lime juice, sugar, sesame oil, chili, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add the lettuce, carrots, and chicken and toss to combine.
  3. Serve the salad sprinkled with the sesame seeds, noodles, and cilantro.
Charlyne Mattox
August 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 493
  • Fat 28 g
  • Sat Fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 122 mg
  • Sodium 552 mg
  • Protein 45 g
  • Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Calcium 65 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.