Sesame Chicken Salad

May 28, 2016
3 Ratings
Photo by BerryBaby
  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 45 minutes
  • Serves Four
Author Notes

A lovely light salad for a springtime luncheon or dinner. Fresh vegetables, chicken and tangy dressing make this a perfect pairing to welcome spring! —BerryBaby

What You'll Need
  • Chicken breasts
  • 2 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon pepper
  • Salad and Dressing
  • 6 cups Butter or Iceberg lettuce
  • 6 Radishes
  • 2 Stalks of celery
  • 1 cup Red pepper (yellow or orange can be used)
  • 1/4 cup Curly parsley
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup Rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Toasted sesame seeds
  1. Chicken breasts
  2. In a shallow baking dish place chicken breasts and brush with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle with lemon pepper.
  4. Cover with foil and place in pre-heated 375 degree oven.
  5. After 15 minutes remove foil and continue roasting until internal temperature is 160 degrees. Approximately additional 15-20 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, set aside to cool.
  7. When cool, cut into one inch chunks.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  1. Salad and Dressing
  2. Tear lettuce into bite-size pieces.
  3. Rinse, dry and place in refrigerator.
  4. Chop the radishes, celery, red pepper.
  5. Tear off the the tops of the curly parsley, discard stems.
  6. Add the vegetables to the lettuce, toss and place back in the refrigerator.
  7. In a jar add olive and sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, salt and pepper.
  8. Cover and shake until well blended. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  9. When ready to serve, add the chicken breast pieces to the vegetable salad and toss together.
  10. Pour salad dressing into a large bowl and add the vegetables and chicken.
  11. Toss salad to coat.
  12. Place equal portions on four salad plates, sprinkle with Toasted Sesame Seeds, serve.

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2 Reviews

BerryBaby November 10, 2017
Thank you! It's one of my favorites.
Fran M. November 9, 2017
This looks delicious and I can’t wait to try it on my boyfriend when he gets home from sea.