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Avocado Chicken Salad with Asian Citrus Dressing

This delicious Asian inspired salad is packed full of nutrients, and is a crowd pleaser for both adults and children alike!
Servings: 4 medium servings, or 3 large servings
Author: EA Stewart, RD | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Ingredients

Asian Citrus Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons high oleic safflower oil or other neutral MUFA vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or gluten-free tamari
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Juice from 1/2 orange
  • Juice from 1/2 lime

Salad

  • Chopped Romaine lettuce and/or Napa cabbage ~ 6 cups
  • Shredded carrots ~ 1 cup
  • Shredded purple cabbage ~ 1 cup
  • Chopped green onions ~ 1/2 cup
  • Chopped cilantro ~ 1/2 cup
  • 1 avocado sliced in to 12 sections
  • Grilled or poached chicken sliced, ~ 1 pound
  • Toasted salted peanuts ~ 1/2 cup
  • Optional: sliced Mandarin oranges bean sprouts, snow peas, edamame

Instructions

  • Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, seal and shake well to combine. Set aside or store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Divide lettuce, chicken, and avocado slices on 4 plates, then place all the other ingredients in small bowls, and let everyone add their own toppings, salad bar style.
  • Spoon dressing on and serve.