Chinese Salad Recipes

Each of these Chinese salad recipes have 6 ingredients. You can make an Asian dressing to go with it (recipe included) or use a ready made dressing instead.  Share your favorite Asian recipe below.

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Oriental Chicken Salad

chestnut salad
  • Medium iceberg lettuce or mixed salad greens
  • 2 Cups cooked, cubed or shredded chicken
  • 1 Cup cashews
  • 8 oz. water chestnuts, sliced
  • 1 Cup green peas
  • 3 oz. can chow mein noodles
Mix together, pour dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ Cup water
  • ¼ Cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ Cup ketchup
  • 3 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
Combine in a saucepan and bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes.

Wonton Chicken Salad

  • 6 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2-1 head lettuce, washed and torn
  • 3 cups fresh spinach washed
  • 3/4 Cup Swiss cheese, cut in cubes or strips
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 pkg. wonton wrappers cut in strips and fried
frying wontons
  • 3/4 Cup white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Assemble salad but only add wontons just before serving. Toss with dressing. Serves 10-12.
wonton salad

Mandarin Orange Salad

  • 1/2 cup almonds, slivered sauted with 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Romaine lettuce, spinach and iceberg lettuce use a combination of each or whichever you like
  • 1/2 red onion, sweet, sliced into rings
  • 1 Cup green peas or pea pods
  • small can mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • pinch of salt
Mix dressing ingredients in a jar or measuring cup. Chill until ready to serve. To prep salad, toss greens in a serving bowl, add onion, oranges and almonds. Serve with dressing but don't pour dressing on until ready to serve.
orange salad

Asian Chicken Salad with Crispy Wontons

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