Asian Chicken Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Asian Chicken Cranberry Salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish that combines the tanginess of cranberries with the savory taste of Asian-inspired ingredients. This salad is perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for a larger meal. The combination of tender chicken, crunchy vegetables, and sweet cranberries creates a delightful balance of flavors and textures.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, dried cranberries, shredded carrots, sliced cucumber, chopped green onions, chopped cilantro, sliced almonds, and sesame seeds.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, grated ginger, and minced garlic.
  3. Pour the dressing over the chicken and vegetable mixture, and toss until everything is well coated.
  4. Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Serve chilled and enjoy!