Marinated Chinese Chicken Salad

READY IN: 8hrs 40mins
Recipe by Nimz1466

Delicious and easy to prepare

Top Review by Bittersweetened

This was very tasty, however a little too spicy for us. I think next time we will use less red pepper flakes. We also think next time we will cut down on the cilantro since it seemed to be a little overwhelming for our tastes. Instead of chicken breasts, I used grilled chicken strips which made it easy for putting it with a salad. Overall very refreshing salad on a hot summer night. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Place chicken in slow cooker and pour marinade over chicken, coating each piece well.
  3. Cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours. (Depending on how large your chicken breast are. Mine were small and were done in 5 1/2 hours on low).
  4. Remove chicken from slow cooker and cool.
  5. Reserve juices and place in a small sauce pan and simmer for 5 minutes then strain if desired. (I didn't strain it but you might want to if you have excess residual.).
  6. Shred chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients with 1/2 cup of the juice from the slow cooker.
  8. In a large serving bowl toss together the shredded chicken, lettuce, carrots, peanuts, cilantro, and noodles.
  9. Just before serving, drizzle with the salad dressing.
  10. Toss well and serve.

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