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Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

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A delicious medley of textures and flavors come together in this new WOT Test Kitchen salad!

Meet our Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad! This vibrant dish combines freshly shredded cabbage, crunchy peanuts, and crispy wonton strips for an irresistible crunch.

The zesty dressing, which can be prepared beforehand, is the real showstopper of this recipe — It perfectly complements the savory chicken and crisp vegetables. For maximum freshness and flavor, assemble the salad just before serving and enjoy a meal that is as satisfying as it is nutritious.

Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

Servings 4


For the salad:
  • 6 cups shredded green cabbage, about 1 small head
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage, about 1/2 small head
  • 1 large carrot, shredded 
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions + 2 tablespoons for garnish
  • ¼ cup crushed roasted peanuts + 2 tablespoons for garnish
  • cup crispy wonton strips + extra for garnish
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken 
For the dressing:
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari 
  • 4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • Green onion
  • Crushed roasted peanuts
  • Wonton strips 


  • Assemble the dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, grated fresh ginger, and minced garlic. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, carrot, pepper, cilantro, green onions, peanuts, and wonton strips. 
  • Lightly dress the salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Toss until lightly coated. Add more dressing as needed to taste. 
  • Plate the salad, top with the shredded chicken, and garnish with the extra green onions, crushed peanuts, and wonton strips. Serve immediately. 
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All photos by Lorianne DeVita

by Camila Alves McConaughey