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Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

I love their crunchy, citrusy salad so much that once I made my husband drive an hour to the nearest Applebee's restaurant just so I could eat it! It was time to come up with my own version. I'm completely happy with the results—and my husband is, too! Find more of my recipes at my blog, mandysrecipeboxblog.com. —Mandy Bird, Holbrook, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 frozen breaded chicken tenders (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 package (10 ounces) hearts of romaine salad mix
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup crispy chow mein noodles
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  • Cook chicken tenders according to package directions. Meanwhile, whisk together mayonnaise, honey, vinegar, mustard and sesame oil.
  • To serve, place romaine and coleslaw mixes in a large bowl; toss with dressing. Divide among four plates. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces; place over salads. Sprinkle with noodles and almonds.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 419 calories, 25g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 602mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 7g fiber), 12g protein.

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