Tangerine Tare-Glazed Grilled Chicken Salad

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
45 mins
Grill:
12 mins
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Tangerine Tare-Glazed Grilled Chicken Salad

Ingredients
1 1/2
pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
recipe Tangerine Tare Glaze and Dressing
10
cups shredded napa cabbage
6
ounces udon (broad white noodles)
1
cup fresh snow pea pods, trimmed and halved
4
miniature sweet peppers, sliced into rings
2
tangerines or clementines, peeled and sliced crosswise
8
wonton wrappers
1
tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. For a charcoal or gas grill, place chicken on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling and brushing with Tangerine Tare Glaze during the last 5 minutes of grilling.
  2. Spread cabbage on a large serving platter. Cook udon according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain again. In a large bowl combine udon, pea pods, sweet peppers, and tangerines. Add Tangerine Tare Dressing; toss to coat. Spoon udon mixture on top of cabbage.
  3. For wonton crisps, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut wonton wrappers into 1/2-inch-wide strips. In a small bowl combine wonton strips, sesame oil, and sesame seeds; toss to coat. Spread strips on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  4. Slice chicken crosswise. Arrange chicken slices and wonton crisps on top of salad.

From the Test Kitchen

To Make Ahead:

Prepare as directed through Step 2, except do not spoon udon mixture on top of cabbage. Cover and chill chicken, cabbage, and udon mixture separately for up to 24 hours. Prepare wonton crisps as directed in Step 3; cool. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 24 hours. To serve, spoon udon mixture on top of cabbage and continue as directed in Step 4.

Shortcut:

Instead of making Tangerine Tare Glaze and Dressing, use 1/3 cup bottled teriyaki glaze for the glaze and 2/3 cup bottled Asian ginger sesame salad dressing for the dressing. Substitute 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds for the wonton crisps.

Tangerine Tare Glaze and Dressing

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon finely shredded tangerine peel or clementine peel
1/2
cup tangerine juice or clementine juice
1/3
cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4
cup coarsely chopped green onions (2)
1/4
cup sweet rice wine (mirin)
2
tablespoons sake or dry white wine
1
tablespoon sugar
1
clove garlic, smashed
3
tablespoons canola oil
3
tablespoons rice vinegar

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan combine tangerine peel, tangerine juice, soy sauce, green onions, rice wine, sake, sugar, and garlic. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until reduced by half (about 2/3 cup). Strain mixture; discard solids. Remove half of the mixture for glaze. Whisk oil and rice vinegar into the remaining mixture for dressing.

Nutrition Facts

(Tangerine Tare-Glazed Grilled Chicken Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 339 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 55 mg chol.,
  • 709 mg sodium,
  • 36 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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