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Grilled Chicken Satay Salad

Grilled Chicken Satay Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 6
Crunchy tortilla strips complement tender strips of chicken and crisp salad greens and cabbage.

Ingredients

  • 1 flour or corn tortilla (8 inches in diameter), cut in half, then cut crosswise into 1/8- to 1/4-inch strips

Peanut Satay Dressing

  • 1/3 cup rice or cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 6 cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°. Arrange tortilla strips in single layer on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, make Peanut Satay Dressing. In small bowl, beat all ingredients with whisk until smooth and creamy. Place chicken in resealable plastic food-storage bag; add 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Seal bag; turn to coat chicken. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate remaining dressing. Toss remaining ingredients in large bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  • 3
    Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cover and grill chicken 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • 4
    Cut chicken into strips. Add chicken and remaining dressing to salad; toss. Divide salad among 6 plates. Sprinkle with tortilla strips.

Expert Tips

  • About 3/4 cup purchased peanut dressing can be substituted for the Peanut Satay Dressing. And 1 cup wide chow mein noodles can be used instead of the tortilla strips.
  • To reduce the amount of fat in the dressing, select reduced-fat peanut butter spread for the regular peanut butter and use only 1 tablespoon each vegetable oil and sesame oil.
  • "Satay" describes pieces of meat that are grilled and served with a peanut sauce. Several Asian countries claim this delicious combination as their national dish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
335
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
50mg
Sodium
320mg
Total Carbohydrate
15g
Dietary Fiber
3g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Crunchy tortilla strips complement tender strips of chicken and crisp salad greens and cabbage.
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