Asian Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad

This refreshing and colourful salad is a nutritious meal. The yogurt dressing adds some creaminess to the crisp vegetables.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
Yields 4
asian sesame chicken chopped salad

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) low sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sesame oil
  • 4 cups (1 L) cabbage coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup (250 mL) steamed edamame
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced red peppers
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced mango
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chow mein noodles

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Toss chicken in teriyaki sauce and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Then, cut the meat into slices.

Meanwhile, in a medium sized bowl, whisk together yogurt, honey, peanut butter, and sesame oil.  Set aside for later use.

Tips

If you prefer a sweeter dressing, pulse ½ cup (125 mL) of mango in a food processor until smooth and mix into the yogurt dressing.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 459 Calories
Protein: 42 g
Carbohydrate: 41 g
Fat: 15 g
Fibre: 7.2 g
Sodium: 389 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 23 % / 257 mg
Vitamin C: 138 %
Folate: 95 %
Selenium: 82 %
Vitamin B6: 77 %