Asian Chicken and Quinoa Salad

2017-08-02
  • Yield : 4 servings
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    250 calorie
  • Fat

    10 grams
  • Saturated Fat

    1 grams
  • Cholesterol

    25 milligrams
  • Sodium

    470 milligrams
  • Carbohydrate

    25 grams
  • Fiber

    5 grams
  • Protein

    14 grams

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 scallions, whites and greens sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded white meat rotisserie chicken, skin and bones removed (about 5 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded white meat rotisserie chicken, skin and bones removed (about 5 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded cabbage (such as napa, red, green or a combination)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced (size of a matchstick) carrots (about 2 carrots)
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas, sliced on the bias
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds

Method

Step 1

Cook the quinoa according to package directions, set aside to cool.

Step 2

Heat the vegetable oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the ginger, scallions and garlic. Immediately turn off the heat and stir. Let cool slightly for a few minutes, then whisk in the lemon juice, soy sauce and sesame oil.

Step 3

Put the cooked quinoa, chicken, cabbage, carrots and peas in a mixing bowl. Add the dressing and toss. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Keep refrigerated in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

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