Sesame-Lime Chicken Salad

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 493 calories
    • 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

Ingredients

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