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Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad

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  Skinless boneless chicken breast 1 Pound
  Shredded nappa cabbage/Green cabbage 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Asparagus 1⁄4 Pound, blanched and cut into 1 -inch pieces
  Bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Shredded ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Oriental sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Linguine 1 Pound, cooked, drained and cooled
  Honeydew melon 1 Small, with rind removed, cut into thin wedges

1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, reduce the heat to low, partially cover the pan and simmer 10 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Drain the chicken and set aside to cool.
2. Cut the cooled chicken into thin strips and transfer to a medium-size bowl. Add the cabbage, peppers, asparagus and bean sprouts.
3. For the dressing, in a small bowl stir together the lemon juice, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, soy sauce and sesame oil. Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture and toss to combine. Mound the linguine on a platter and top with the chicken mixture. Surround the salad with honeydew wedges.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2553 Calories from Fat 342

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.7%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 396.5 mg132.2%

Sodium 2052.3 mg85.5%

Total Carbohydrates 370 g123.3%

Dietary Fiber 24 g95.9%

Sugars 87.9 g

Protein 178 g355.3%

Vitamin A 56.1% Vitamin C 407.3%

Calcium 41.5% Iron 124.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe