Chinese Chicken Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing

by Jessica on September 7, 2008

While eating lunch one day a few weeks ago at a local cafe, my mom and I had a Warm Chinese Chicken Salad. After lunch, we headed to Sam’s and picked up a bag of these yummy Sesame Pita Chips. And, luckily, we’re really good at guessing the ingredients in a lot of dishes we eat. What follows is our version of said salad…

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Chinese Chicken Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing


    For the Salad:
  • Chinese lettuce (or Long Napa)
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Shredded carrots
  • Red or green grapes
  • Shredded, cooked chicken
  • Crispy Chow Mein Noodles
  • Sesame pita chips
  • For the Thai Peanut Dressing:
  • 1/3 c chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 c white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper


Whisk dressing ingredients together until a moderately thin sauce develops. Assemble salad with desired amount of veggies and chicken listed above, pour dressing on top, then garnish with Pita Chips and Chow Mein noodles.

Source: 'My Baking Heart' original

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Amy (Sing for your supper) September 7, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Mmmm!! I love ANYTHING with peanut sauce!!! Look at you and Momma G gettin’ all creative! ­čśë


2 Joelen September 7, 2008 at 11:47 pm

I’m starring this for the peanut dressing! Looks great!


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