Ginger Sesame Chicken Salad is the prefect delicious and light lunch.
Do you love food/cooking magazines as much as I do? I have piles of recipes that I have ripped out of magazines just waiting to be made. A small percentage of them ever actually get made but today I am sharing one of those recipes that I found in a magazine and actually made. And you are going to be glad I made it!
This is a delicious salad that can be served with or without chicken. It has lots of yummy flavors in the marinade and dressing with – ginger, sriracha sauce, cilantro and hoisin sauce.
Not only does it have lots of yummy flavors but it has lots of great texture too. It uses napa cabbage which is always a nice change from lettuce. I also added in some baby spinach. There is some nice crunch too with almonds, carrots and sesame seeds.
This salad can be served as a main dish with the chicken or as a delicious side salad with an Asian inspired main dish just by leaving the chicken off. We enjoyed this salad a couple of days in a row since we loved it so much. To make the dressing for the salad you will set aside some of the marinade. Just be sure that the part for the dressing NEVER touches your raw chicken. I marinaded my chicken for about 30 minutes but you could do it for longer if you wanted to.
For other yummy Asian inspired salads: