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Light 'N' Tangy Asian Salad

Makes: 12 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 350°F 15 mins
Light 'N' Tangy Asian Salad
Ingredients
  • 1  recipe  Sweet and Tangy Dressing
  • 14  cups  torn romaine lettuce or packaged torn mixed salad greens
  • 8  green onions, sliced
  • 2  cups  chopped, cooked chicken or turkey breast
  • 1  small  daikon, peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced, or 1 cup sliced radishes
  • 3  tablespoons  butter
  • 2 3  ounce package  chicken- or oriental-flavored ramen noodles
  • 1  cup  dry roasted peanuts
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare Sweet and Tangy Dressing; cool. In a 4- or 5-quart bowl combine lettuce, onions, chicken, and daikon. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Place butter in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Place in oven for 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Break ramen noodles in small pieces. (Use one seasoning packet for Sweet and Tangy Dressing, below. Discard the other.) Stir noodles and peanuts into hot butter. Bake about 15 minutes or until crisp and slightly browned, stirring once; cool. Sprinkle over lettuce mixture. Drizzle with dressing. Toss well to combine. Serve immediately.

Sweet and Tangy Dressing
Makes: 12 servings
Yield: 1-3/4 cups
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  sugar
  • 1/4  cup  sesame oil
  • 1/4  cup  cider vinegar
  • 2  tablespoons  soy sauce
  • 1  packet  seasoning from ramen noodles
Directions

1. In a small saucepan combine sugar, sesame oil, cider vinegar, soy sauce, and seasoning packet from ramen noodles. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 1 minute. Cool completely. Whisk before adding to salad mixture. Makes 12 (1-3/4 cups) servings.

Nutrition Facts (Light 'N' Tangy Asian Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 293,
  • Fat, total (g) 18,
  • chol. (mg) 29,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 23,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 13,
  • vit. A (IU) 3936,
  • vit. C (mg) 18,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 4,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 145,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 440,
  • Potassium (mg) 668,
  • calcium (mg) 111,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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