Chinese Chicken Salad

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken tenderloins
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbs. gluten free tamari
  • 4 cups mixed salad
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 thinly sliced green onions
  • 8 oz. can water chestnuts
  • 1 mandarin orange, peeled
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

Preheat the oven to 350. Put the chicken in a nonstick 13 x 9″ pan, and drizzle with the sesame oil and tamari. Bake for about 7 minutes on each side. Combine all salad ingredients, and make the dressing while the chicken is cooking.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tbs gluten free tamari
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 2 tsp chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger

Whisk all the dressing ingredients together. When the chicken is done, chop it into bite-sized pieces and add it to the plated salad. Drizzle the dressing over the top and serve.

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