Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

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Servings: 12


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  • 3 c. vegetable oil, for frying
  • 20 won ton skins, cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 8 c. shredded mixed salad greens
  • 4 c. bite-size pcs of barbecued or possibly roast chicken (from a 3 lb bird)
  • 1 c. bean sprouts
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into thin julienne
  • 1/2 european seedless cucumber (about 8 ounce), cut into thin julienne
  • 6 tblsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 c. fish sauce (nuoc mam)
  • 1/4 c. (packed) light brown sugar
  • 4 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tblsp finely chopped fresh lemon grass (optional)
  • 1 tblsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/4 c. chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tblsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 c. dry-roasted unsalted peanuts, coarsely minced


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over moderately high heat till a strip of won ton bounces across the surface. Add in the won ton strips in batches and fry, turning, till crisp and golden brown, about 1 minute. Transfer to paper towels; drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mixed greens, chicken, bean sprouts, yellow pepper and cucumber.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the lime juice, fish sauce, brown sugar, chiles, nutmeg, lemon grass, ginger, mint and basil. Add in the dressing to the salad and toss well. Gently mix in the crisp won ton strips. Turn out onto a serving platter and sprinkle with the peanuts.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 345g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 1321  
Calories from Fat 1123 85%
Total Fat 125.78g 157%
Saturated Fat 14.0g 56%
Trans Fat 1.41g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 2813mg 117%
Potassium 358mg 10%
Total Carbs 45.67g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 4%
Sugars 34.18g 23%
Protein 3.95g 6%
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