Asian-Style Wild Rice and Chicken or Turkey Salad

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • DRESSING
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil
  • 3
    tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 3
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1
    teaspoon fresh minced garlic (optional)
  • SALAD
  • 1 12
    cups cooked wild rice
  • 2
    cups chopped cooked chicken (or use turkey)
  • 14
    cup sliced water chestnuts (or to taste)
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 2
    celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 12
    cups fresh snow peas (lightly steamed, or use frozen thawed)
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1
    cup crispy chow mein noodles (optional or to taste)
  • green onion, chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the dressing; whisk all ingredients together until the sugar is completey dissolved; let stand at room temperature for 45 minutes to blend flavors (or chill overnight) before using.
  • For the salad; Place the cooked wild rice, cooked chicken or turkey, water chestnuts, chopped onion, celery and snow peas in a large glass salad bowl; toss to combine.
  • Pour the dressing over; toss to combine well and chill for about 2 hours.
  • Just before serving, toss again and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Sprinkle with crispy noodles and green onions.
  • Delicious!
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