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Chinese Chicken Salad Sandwich

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 40 min.
Buttered rolls stuffed with a tangy chicken salad—the salad is chock-full of onions and fresh pea pods.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup sesame seed oil
  • 2 Tbs minced ginger root
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 4 tsp dry mustard
  • 2 lbs chicken breast, boned, skinned, steamed, and cubed
  • 1 cup red onions, sliced into narrow wedges
  • 1 cup fresh peas pods (or thawed frozen), slivered
  • 6 crusty round rolls, split and buttered
  • Lettuce or watercress, as needed
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • Mix soy sauce, vinegar, oils, ginger, sugar, and dry mustard.
  • Add chicken, onions, and pea pods; toss well.
  • Chill salad for at least 4 hours to blend flavors.
  • Fill each bread roll with lettuce and chicken salad and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Accompany with crispy noodles if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 629
  Calories from Fat 239 (38%)
(42%)Total Fat 27g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(43%)Cholesterol 129mg
(32%)Sodium 779mg
(17%)Potassium 600mg
Total Carbohydrate 43g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(109%)Protein 55g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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