Friday, April 29, 2011

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad: gorgeous, delicious, and healthy. The perfect meal!

I love making salads--they're so colorful and fun. About this time a year I shift from trying to make a soup/crock pot meal once a week to trying to make a salad once a week.

This salad has the works:

crunchy, bright orange carrots and sweet juicy mandarin oranges,

nutty sunflower seeds and refreshing sugar snap peas,

warm, moist chicken, and sweet red bell peppers (this time I had cherry tomatoes on hand and no red peppers, so they got substituted).

Want to make some? Here's the "recipe"

Something green: Washed and torn lettuce (I usually use Romaine)
Something orange: Chopped carrots
Something red: Chopped red bell peppers
Something yellow: Mandarin Oranges and/or yellow bell peppers
More green: sugar snap peas
Something purple: I often add red cabbage if I have it
Something crunchy: sunflower seeds, sliced almonds, fried wontons, the typical raman noodle stir-fried stuff, etc.
Some nice chicken cooked with your favorite Asian salad dressing or a mixture of soy sauce/ginger/honey.
Favorite Asian salad dressing.

And you're good-to-go! Bon appetite!



  1. Showing you some love and a shout out from FTLOB!!! Oh and that salad, looks DELISH!

  2. that looks seriously delicious!
    from FTLOB!

  3. Stopping by via FTLOB.. this DOES look incredibly delicious!

  4. Hi Jaime! I've been browsing your blog for about twenty minutes now :) and am loving it! I am going to add it to my side bar on my blog...and I don't follow that many blogs on my side bar! I am really enjoying your meal planning and menu ideas with links. Thanks! I am 16 weeks pregnant and have just recently gotten my appetite back so I am looking forward to cooking again.

    Take care,

  5. What a delicious looking salad. That looks just like something I'd order at a restaurant. Yum! I'd love to add this to my spotlight features for this coming Wednesday, if that is ok.

  6. Great photos and recipes! New follower form

  7. Hello, Jaime! I'm admiring your creativity as shown in your blog so will you kindly share some of your posts in the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)


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