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Chinese Chicken Salad
En Español

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  • Makes: 8 servings

Use up a large head of cabbage from the farmers' market or grocery store with this recipe. The bell pepper and green onions bring a variety of flavors while the chicken and peanuts add protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 Ramen noodles (oriental flavored)
  • 16 cups cabbage (shredded or cabbage salad mix)
  • 1/4 cup scallions (minced)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper (red or green)
  • 2 chicken breast (cooked, and chilled, cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup peanuts (dry roasted, unsalted)
  • Dressing:
  • 1 sugar (1 teaspoon, optional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar (rice or white wine)
  • 1 teaspoon Ramen noodle flavor packet

Directions

1. Rinse coleslaw and drain, set aside.
2. Break up noodles. Set aside.
3. In a small bowl make dressing with sugar, vinegar, olive oil and flavor packet. Stir well.
4. In a large bowl, add peppers, scallions, unsalted peanuts and other vegetables if you like. Add cooked chicken and coleslaw.
5. Pour on the dressing and combine. Sprinkle noodles on top.
6. Serve cold.
 

Notes

Learn more about:
- Cabbage
- Bell Peppers

Source:

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summertime Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (125g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 158
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 30 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 254 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 158
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 10 g
Minerals
Calcium 30 mg
Potassium 254 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Copper 105 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 32 mg
Phosphorus 106 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 7 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 22 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 39 mcg
Folate 46 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 27 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1/2 ounces
Protein Foods
1 1/2 ounces

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There's just a problem with the way the recipe is written. In the directions it states to break up the ramen noodles and set them aside but it never says what we're supposed to do with them. Obviously you add them in but it doesn't say that anywhere.

great !

I suggest using this recipe to make lettuce wraps, add some water chestnuts maybe some fresh ginger.