Bok Choy Chicken Salad

Bok choy or pak choi is a type of Chinese cabbage that has a lighter, fresher taste than regular cabbage.  Its flavor is more delicate and subtle than it’s hearty cousin.  A wonderful side dish to cleanse your palate between courses.  Serve as individual salads or family style and pass around the salad bowl.

Bok Choy Chicken Salad

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian

Ingredients
  

Salad

  • 2 chicken breast (cooked, diced)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 Mandarin Oranges or apricots 1 small can, drained
  • 2 packages Ramen noodles (uncooked, broken up) 3 ounce & do not use seasoning packs
  • 1 package sliced almonds 3 ounce
  • 1 Bok Choy 2 lb
  • 1 bunch scallions

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or balsmic or apple cider venegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5-6 radishes

Instructions
 

Salad

  • In large pan heat 2 T. oil and add sesame seeds, broken Ramen noodles, almonds. Brown and set aside to cool. Set aside in small bowl.
  • Wash and chop Bok Choy (smaller is better) radishes and green onions, and add to large salad bowl.

Dressing

  • Mix extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, and soy sauce in a pan and heat to a boil for 1 minute.
  • Just prior to serving the salad, (plan for this salad to be the last thing you pull together for the event), mix Bok Choy and Ramen noodles mixture.
  • Pour heated dressing over salad and stir.
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