Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette @EclecticEveryday

While I’m spending some time with the new baby, I’m sharing some of my older recipes that I developed for different companies over the years.

This recipe was developed for Pillsbury.com

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette @EclecticEveryday

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette @EclecticEveryday

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette @EclecticEveryday

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts fillets
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 heads of baby bok choy, chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 3/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 cup or a small bunch of rice noodles
  • vegetable oil for frying

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

Directions:

Preheat oil in a skillet or deep fryer to 375° for frying rice noodles.

Preheat a large skillet for chicken. Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of chicken breasts. Drizzle skillet with olive oil and cook chicken breasts until browned on each side and no longer pink in the middle over medium heat, about 15 minutes.

In two salad plates, layer chopped bok choy, sliced red pepper, chopped green onion, chopped cucumber and cashews.

In a small jar or bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, vinegar, sesame seeds and vegetable or olive oil. Whisk or shake well to combine. Pour dressing over salad.

Fry a very small handful of rice noodles in preheated vegetable oil. Noodles will be done in less than a minute. They are done with they float on top of the hot oil and are curled up.

Garnish salad with fried rice noodles and serve.

4 Responses to “Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette”

  1. 1
    HP Samsung — June 15, 2015 @ 7:59 pm

    so look delicious … thanks for the recipe

  2. 2
    Leila Downey — June 19, 2015 @ 7:13 am

    Looks very interesting. I would love to try it out tonight. Was looking for something a little bit more East kitchen, you know what I mean. 🙂 Great!

  3. 3
    Olivia Little — June 25, 2015 @ 3:35 am

    First i want to thank you for the recipe and could I add some high energy seeds?

  4. 4
    Ella Barry — July 13, 2015 @ 3:10 am

    I`ve tried it yesterday and I can say that it`s amazing! Аnyone who is wondering whether to try this salad shall not think for a second more, it`s magnificent.

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