Chinese Chicken Mandarin Salad

delicious crunchy salad
Delicious crunchy salad
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For the salad
3 cups Lettuce shredded
2 cups Red cabbage shredded
2 cups Chicken cooked, shredded
½ cup Mandarin jarred, drained
1 Instant ramen noodle crushed (flavor packet discarded)
½ cup Carrots shredded
⅓ cup Green onion sliced
¼ cup Almonds sliced
For the dressing:
3 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp Honey
1 tbsp Sesame oil
1 tbsp Hoisin sauce
2 tbsp Soy sauce
1 tsp Ginger shredded
1 clove Garlic minced
¼ cup Vegetable oil

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Chinese Chicken Mandarin Salad


This Chinese Chicken Mandarin Salad is a delicious salad with crisp lettuce and red cabbage and the added crunch of uncooked ramen noodles. It might sound weird to add uncooked noodles to this Chinese mandarin chicken salad but when they are broken up and crushed, the noodles act like croutons. Don’t worry if you don’t have any almonds, you can use cashew nuts or roasted peanuts instead.

Making this Chinese chicken salad recipe with mandarin oranges couldn’t be easier. The hardest part is chopping and shredding the ingredients! Assemble the salad by combining the lettuce, red cabbage, shredded chicken, mandarin oranges, crushed ramen noodles, carrots, green onions and sliced almonds together in your favorite salad bowl.

So, how do you make Chinese Chicken Mandarin Salad?

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Assemble the salad


Mix 3 cups of shredded lettuce, 2 cups of shredded red cabbage, 2 cups of shredded cooked chicken, ½ a cup of mandarin oranges, 1 crushed instant ramen packet, ½ a cup of shredded carrot, ⅓ cup of sliced green onions and ¼ cup of sliced almonds together in a large salad bowl.


Make dressing


In a separate bowl or jug, mix 3 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, 1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of minced ginger and 1 minced clove of garlic together. Gradually drizzle in ¼ cup of vegetable oil and whisking until the dressing is completely emulsified.


Dress the salad


Drizzle the salad with the dressing and toss well to combine.



Serve immediately.

This Chinese Chicken Mandarin Salad is a delicious Asian inspired salad with the added crunch of uncooked ramen noodles! Try out this unique salad soon and don’t forget to come back to leave a comment letting me know what you think.

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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