Sesame Chicken Salad

May 5, 2015

Author Notes: Give your chicken salad some Asian flair. Make more than you need for some quick and satisfying left-overs. Bring along on a picnic or pack for a next-day lunch. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: Healthline

Serves: 6


  • 2 cups protein-enriched elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup lightmayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups shredded or chopped smoken chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds
In This Recipe


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In large bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, and salt. Add chicken, celery, bell pepper, and onion, tossing to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Sprinkle salad with sesame seeds before serving.

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