Friday, May 24, 2013
Oriental Chicken and Spinach Salad
It's no ancient Chinese secret that spinach is super-healthy. Combine it with great flavors and an out-of-this-world dressing, and you've got a recipe for diet success.
At a glance
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar substitute
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
3/4 teaspoon grated gingerroot
Whisk all ingredients until combined. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
1 bag (6 ounces) baby spinach leaves
2 cups cooked cubed chicken breast
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
Gently toss all ingredients in large salad bowl. Add dressing and toss to combine.