Chinese Chicken Salad


Serves 5-6


5 Tablespoons hoisin sauce 

3 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter 

3 teaspoons brown sugar 

1 teaspoon Asian chili paste 

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 

5 Tablespoons rice vinegar 

1 1/2 Tablespoons sesame oil 

Whisk together the above ingredients and set aside.  


2-3 large cooked chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, chopped into chunks 

Sesame seeds 

1 Head Napa cabbage, chopped 

1 Head Romaine, chopped 

1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 

2 carrots, peeled and grated 

3/4 cup peanuts, coarsely chopped

1 bunch (about 8) green onions, white and light green parts, chopped 

In a really big salad bowl, combine the cabbage, lettuce, cilantro and green onions and toss gently. Sprinkle in the sesame seeds and peanuts. Add the chicken. Pour in the dressing and toss.