Chinese Chicken Rice Salad

  • Yield: 8 servings


4whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2tablespoons soy sauce
2tablespoons sesame oil
1-- salt
1/2teaspoon pepper
2packages (6 oz) long grain and wild rice mix, cooked according to package directions
1can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
1can (8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1cup chopped green onions
1cup chopped celery
1cup chopped almonds
1cup red seedless grapes
1/2cup raissins
Dressing: recipe follows
-- lettuce leaves
1can Chinese noodles



In small dish, mix together soy sauce and sesame oil; rub thoroughly on chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper. In large nonstick frypan over medium heat, sauté chicken about 20 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease. When cool enough to handle, dice chicken and place in large bowl. Add rice, mandarin oranges, water chestnuts, green onions, celery, nuts, grapes and raisins; toss to mix well. Add Dressing, continuing to toss. Chill in refrigerator at least 15 minutes. Line large platter with lettuce leaves, place chicken mixture on top and surround with Chinese noodles.
In medium bowl, mix together 4 tablespoon sugar, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 cup salad oil, 6 tablespoons vinegar, 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper and 2 tablespoons sesame oil.