Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing

January 13, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing

The Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing is a vibrant and refreshing dish, offering a delightful combination of flavors and textures. This nutritious salad is packed with protein from the chicken, fiber-rich vegetables, and a sweet and tangy ginger dressing that adds a burst of flavor to each bite.

The salad features bite-sized pieces of cooked chicken, whether roasted or grilled, providing a hearty and satisfying protein component. The base can be either Romaine lettuce or Napa cabbage, creating a crisp foundation for the salad. Crunchy elements are introduced with the addition of chow mein noodles or top ramen noodles, and sugar snap peas, while green onions, sliced red bell peppers, shredded carrots, and mandarin oranges contribute to the salad’s vibrant colors and diverse flavors.

The star of the dish is the homemade Ginger Sesame Dressing, which adds a zesty and aromatic touch. The dressing is a well-balanced combination of vegetable or olive oil, rice vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, grated fresh ginger, minced garlic, roasted sesame seeds, sesame oil, and a dash of salt and pepper. Mixing the dressing a bit ahead of time allows the flavors to meld, enhancing the overall taste experience.

To serve, toss all the salad ingredients together and generously drizzle the ginger dressing over the top. The result is a fresh and colorful Asian Chicken Salad that is not only visually appealing but also a delicious and wholesome meal.

In conclusion, this recipe offers a healthy and flavorful option for those seeking a satisfying salad with an Asian-inspired twist. The combination of crisp vegetables, succulent chicken, and the aromatic ginger dressing makes this dish a perfect choice for a light and nutritious meal.


1 pound (454 g) of Cook chicken, roast, or grill, leftover turkey cut to bite size
Romaine lettuce or Napa Cabbage
Chow mien noodle or top ramen noodle (chow mien noodle is best)
Sugar Snap Peas
Green onions chopped
Red bell pepper sliced
Shredded carrots
Mandarin orange


1/4 cup of vegetable or olive oil
3 tablespoon of rice vinegar
3 tablespoon of brown sugar (more or less up to you)
3 tablespoon of soy sauce
3 tablespoon of hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon of minced garlic
1 tablespoon of roasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon of Sesame oil
Dash of salt and pepper

Directions to make Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing

  1. Mix everything together in a jar shake well.
  2. It is better if you mix the dressing for 1 hour ahead for the flavor.
  3. You can put whatever vegetable you like
  4. Toss everything together and serve with sesame dressing.

Thank you and enjoy it.

Related Recipe: Vietnamese Banh Sung Noodle with Pork

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 682

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏61g 22%
Cholesterol ‏109mg 36%
Total Fat ‏24g 31%
Saturated Fat ‏4g 20%
Dietary Fiber ‏4g 14%
Protein ‏48g 96%
Sodium ‏3588mg 156%
Sugars ‏40g 80%


30 min


30 min




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