China Chicken Salad

Recipe by Sharon123

This delicious salad comes from the Barefoot Contessa show. Enjoy!

Top Review by breezermom

Very tastey and colorful salad. I enjoyed my salad cold. The dressing was delicious! Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag. Thanks for a different twist on chicken salad!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a shallow pan and rub the skin with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes, until the chicken is just cooked.
  5. Set aside until cool enough to handle.
  6. Remove the meat from the bones, discard the skin, and shred the chicken in large bite-sized pieces.
  7. Blanch the asparagus in a pot of boiling salted water for 3 to 5 minutes until crisp-tender.
  8. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking.
  9. Drain.
  10. Combine the cut chicken, asparagus, and peppers in a large bowl.
  11. Whisk together all of the ingredients for the dressing and pour over the chicken and vegetables.
  12. Add the scallions and sesame seeds and season to taste.
  13. Serve cold or at room temperature.
  14. Enjoy!

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