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Asian Chicken Salad with Leftover Adobo Chicken
and cucumbers / clementines / edamame

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With leftover Adobo chicken from Monday's meal, these fresh, colorful salads come together in just a few minutes. This meal was last featured in 2017.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Asian Chicken Salad:
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz, chopped
  • Bell peppers, red - 1, chopped
  • Lettuce, romaine - 8 oz, chopped
  • Clementines - 4, segments (sub canned mandarin oranges, drained and rinsed)
  • Edamame, shelled - 1 cup
  • Cilantro leaves - 2 Tbsp, chopped
  • Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken (leftover from Monday) - ~1 lb
  • Cashews - 2 oz
Asian Vinaigrette:
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Vinegar, rice - 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • Brown sugar - 1 tsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 1 tsp
  • Oil, cooking - 1/4 cup

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Prep

  1. Make vinaigrette - Whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, toasted sesame oil, and cooking oil. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Cucumbers / Bell peppers - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Lettuce / Clementines / Edamame - Prep as directed. If using frozen edamame, defrost. Store separately. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
  4. Cilantro - Chop cilantro.

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Make

  1. Warm chicken if desired.
  2. Toss vinaigrette with cucumbers, bell peppers, romaine, cilantro, clementines, and edamame. Top with chicken and cashews. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (21)
Gluten-free (1)
Paleo (2)
Vegetarian (7)

19 reviews

Great salad with fun mix of flavors and textures. So easy with the chicken ready to go and good for lunch the next day too.

By: Christy
Posted: Jul 02, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This is my new favorite salad! Love the combo of flavors and textures, and the very tasty dressing. Plus super quick and easy

By: Lisa
Posted: Jun 03, 2021
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

This comes together so quickly and is very tasty, so a great option for a weeknight meal.

By: Jenna
Posted: Oct 08, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Very tasty, healthy salad! Quick to throw together on a weeknight, when chicken is already made.

By: Kristen
Posted: Oct 01, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I added some fried wonton strips that were in my fridge and needed to be used up. Great addition! Will definitely do that again if I make it again.

By: Nichole
Posted: Sep 04, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This was very quick and easy, felt super healthy, and everyone enjoyed it! We would definitely make it again.

By: Jessica
Posted: Sep 01, 2020
Diet: Vegetarian
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