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Chinese Chicken Salad

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  Bone in chicken breasts 1 (Whole With Skin)
  Scallions 4 , thinly sliced
  Peeled ginger/1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated ginger 1 Inch, thinly sliced (1 Fresh Piece)
  Salt To Taste
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Wonton wrappers 8 , cut into 1/3 inch strips
  Unseasoned rice vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Asian sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Baby bok choy 3⁄4 Pound, stems halved, leaves left whole
  Mizuna 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mung bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, julienned
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped roasted salted peanuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a medium saucepan, cover the chicken breast with water and bring to a simmer over moderately high heat. Reduce the heat to low and skim the surface. Add the 3 whole scallions, the sliced ginger and a pinch of salt. Simmer until the chicken breast is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate and let cool to room temperature. Discard the skin and bones and shred the meat.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, heat 1/2 inch of vegetable oil over moderately high heat until shimmering. Add a small handful of the wonton strips and fry over moderate heat until they are crisp and golden brown, about 10 seconds. Use a slotted spoon or spider to transfer the fried strips to a papertowel-lined plate; repeat with the remaining wonton strips.
3. In small bowl, whisk the rice vinegar with the sesame oil, soy sauce, grated ginger and 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.
4. In a large bowl, toss together the sliced scallion, the bok choy stems and leaves, mizuna, bean sprouts, julienned carrot, chopped cilantro and peanuts. Add the chicken, wonton strips and dressing; toss the salad and serve at once.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1741 Calories from Fat 1165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 132 g203.2%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106 mg35.3%

Sodium 1906.1 mg79.4%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.6%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 22.6 g

Protein 67 g134.2%

Vitamin A 541.5% Vitamin C 313.9%

Calcium 54.3% Iron 57.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe