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Crunchy Chicken Salad

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Skinless boneless chicken breasts 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh bean sprouts 3 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Celery rib 1 Large, cut into 1/2 inch dice
  Mayonnaise 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Romaine lettuce head 1 , torn into bite size pieces
  Chinese fried noodles 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°.
2) Use a large shallow casserole or baking sheet to coat the bottom with 1/2 tablespoon of the oil.
3) Season the chicken breasts with 3/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper.
4) Place the chicken in a single layer in the casserole and coat with oil by turning the breasts.

MAKING
5) Place the casserole or baking dish inside the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, just until opaque throughout.
6) Allow the chicken to cool down at room temperature.
7) Shred the meat into bite-size pieces, with the help of your fingers.
8) In a large bowl, combine the chicken, bean sprouts, celery and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
9) In another small bowl, add mayonnaise, lemon juice, soy sauce and the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil. Combine thoroughly.
10) Spread this mixture over the chicken and toss to combine.
11) Place inside refrigerator to chill for 15 minutes.

SERVING
12) In a large salad bowl, toss the chicken salad with lettuce, Chinese noodles and sesame seeds and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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