Chinese Raisin Chicken Salad

Light sesame oil vinaigrette, California raisins, chicken and bean thread in a light salad.

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INGREDIENTS

    Dressing

    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon Oriental sesame oil

    Salad

    • 2 pounds shredded roasted chicken
    • 1/2 cup California natural raisins
    • 1/2 cup California golden raisins
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
    • 1 package (8 ounces) shredded iceberg lettuce
    • 3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
    • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
    • 2 ounce Chinese bean thread (optional)
    • Vegetable oil; for frying (optional)

    PROCEDURE

    In large bowl, whisk soy sauce, vegetable oil, vinegar and sesame oil together. Set aside.

    In mixing bowl, combine shredded chicken with raisins and walnuts; pour one-half dressing over all; toss and set aside. Add lettuce, onions and cilantro to bowl with remaining dressing; toss thoroughly. Set aside. Cut small amount of bean threads into 4-inch lengths, and fry for a few seconds until ouffed; turn and fry other side and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining bean threads; divide and arrange on 6 individual plates or in baskets lined with aluminum foil. Divide and add salad mixture. Serve.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 470 (39% from fat); Total Fat 20g (sat 4g, mono 8g, poly 7g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 135mg; Protein 46g; Carbohydrate 24g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 19g; ); Iron 3mg; Sodium 490mg; Calcium 59mg; Potassium 722mg

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