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Chinese Chicken Salad Szechwan Style

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  Whole chicken breasts 2 Pound (Two 1 Pound Each Pieces)
  Leeks/Scallions 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Green Part Only)
  Ginger slice 2 , peeled and sliced
  Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
  Scallions 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped (White Part And A Little Of The Green)
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon, peeled, minced
  Fresh jalapeno 1 , seeded, veins removed, and finely chopped
  Szechwan peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Hoisin sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chili oil 2 Teaspoon
  Shantung/Napa cabbage 4 Cup (64 tbs), shredded

1. Fill a 2-quart saucepan with 3 to 4 cups water.
2. Bring to a boil.
3. Add the chicken breasts, leeks, and ginger.
4. Cover the pan tightly and cook over high heat for 10 minutes.
5. Remove from the heat and let the chicken cool in the liquid for 45 minutes.

6. Place the chicken breasts in a strainer for 2 minutes.
7. Remove the bones and skins, and discard them,
8. Keep the chicken breasts in freeze wrapped in plastic until get properly chilled until well chilled.
9. Shred the meat into coarse pieces.
10. Refrigerate again until ready to assemble.

11. In a small saucepan, mix the peanut oil, scallions, ginger, jalapeno, and ground peppercorns. Set aside.
12. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, orange juice, honey, garlic, and chili oil. Set aside.
13. Bring the peanut oil mixture to a boil and cook for 1 minute over medium heat. Add the soy sauce mixture and heat together, but do not continue boiling.

14. Combine the cabbage and chicken.
15. Pour on the sauce, toss gently, and serve on individual plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 408 Calories from Fat 119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.4%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 131.7 mg43.9%

Sodium 651.9 mg27.2%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 55 g110.3%

Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C 31.4%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Chicken Salad Szechwan Style Recipe