Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Chineese Chicken Salad

Mandarin oranges add to the beautiful presentation of this salad...

Chinese Chicken Salad

2 c chopped roasted chicken tenders or cooked chicken sprinkled with Monterey Chicken Seasoning

2 heads romaine lettuce, washed well, dried, with leaves cut crosswise into 1/2” strips

1 clove garlic

1/2 c finely diced red onion

1/2 diced green onion (optional)

1/2 c diced celery

1 c broccoli florets, coarsely chopped, steamed for 1 minute in microwave, and revived by running under cold water

1 can mandarin orange sections, drained

1 package chicken flavor Top Ramen

Fresh ground pepper

1/2 c toasted slivered almonds

Ken’s Steak House Lite Asian Ginger-Sesame Dressing

Rub insides of salad bowl with crushed clove of garlic. Add lettuce pieces broccoli, onion and celery. Toss.Add orange pieces and chicken. Sprinkle Top Ramen seasoning packet over salad (can substitute salt free Mrs. Dash if needed). Take ramen cakes and break apart coarsely over salad bowl, then add almonds. Toss.

Contributed by: Becki Cutler