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

Active: 25 minTotal: 25 min

Thanks to slow cooker adobo chicken leftover from Tuesday, this meal can be on the table in minutes. Feel free to customize these salads with other toppings, but we love the crunch of cashews and cucumbers and the natural sweetness of oranges.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Asian Chicken Salad:
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz, chopped
  • Bell peppers, red - 1, chopped
  • Green onions - 2 stalks, green and white parts chopped and combined
  • Lettuce, romaine - 8 oz, chopped
  • Oranges, clementines - 6, segments (sub canned mandarin oranges, drained and rinsed)
  • Edamame, shelled - 1 cup
  • Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken (leftover from Tuesday) - ~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

Nutrition Facts

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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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 / Green onions - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Lettuce / Oranges / Edamame - Prep as directed. If using frozen edamame, defrost. Store separately. (Can be done 1 day ahead)

Make

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

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Reviews

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Gluten-free (0)
Paleo (2)
Vegetarian (12)

9 reviews

Nice and fresh feeling. Added cashews which helped it. Toddler basically only ate quinoa, avocado, canned oranges and edamame.

By: Shawn
Posted: Sep 28, 2017
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Good use of leftover chicken. Did not use edamame. Did something wrong with dressing, a bit tart? , but good quick meal.

By: Jessie
Posted: Sep 26, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Both of my kids loved this, even the one that doesn't normally eat veggies!

By: Elisabeth
Posted: Sep 15, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Thought this was amazing!

By: Andrea
Posted: Sep 14, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Nice and easy.

By: Joy
Posted: Sep 14, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Nice to use leftovers. But dressing seems to one note

By: Rachel
Posted: Sep 14, 2017
Diet: Original
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