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Asian Vegetable Salad with Chicken and Ginger Sesame Dressing

Asian Vegetable Salad with Chicken and Ginger Sesame Dressing - crunch healthy salad with lots of flavor. Baby spinach, carrots, bell peppers are combined with shredded rotisserie chicken or grilled chicken sliced. Then, the salad is tossed in a delicious dressing made with fresh ginger, soy sauce, honey, and toasted sesame seeds!

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 261 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Sesame Ginger salad dressing:

  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger , chopped or 1/2 teaspoon powder ginger
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil , toasted
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds , toasted

Asian Vegetable Salad with Chicken:

  • 6 cups baby spinach , washed, and dried
  • 1 carrot , shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds , toasted
  • 2 cups chicken , grilled and sliced or shredded rotisserie chicken

Instructions

  1. Combine all salad dressing ingredients, except for sesame seeds, and using only 1 tablespoon of soy sauce. Whisk until emulsified. Taste your dressing and add another 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, if desired, to make it saltier. Add 2 tablespoons sesame seeds to the dressing and mix them in.
  2. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl, except for 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds and chicken. Add the salad dressing to the salad and toss - do not add all salad dressing at once: you might not need all of it. Add just enough salad dressing to coat the salad ingredients.
  3. Serve the salad in the individual serving bowls and top with the remaining 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds and sliced chicken.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Vegetable Salad with Chicken and Ginger Sesame Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 394mg 16%
Potassium 351mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 103.7%
Vitamin C 42.8%
Calcium 7.6%
Iron 11.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.