Chinese Chicken Salad

5 from 5 reviews

Change up your usual boring salad with this crispy and flavorful Chinese Chicken Salad recipe! Made with crunchy napa cabbage, crispy ramen noodles and a delicious asian dressing this salad will become a weeknight staple and family favorite.



For the chicken:

For the Salad:

For the dressing:


  1. Marinate chicken in combination of soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil and pepper in a large bowl for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Bake chicken (with any remaining marinade juices) in a shallow dish for 15-20 minutes or until chicken runs clear
  4. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before cutting into strips.
  5. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add almonds. Cook for about 2 minutes and then add ramen noodles to toast for another 2 minutes or starting to brown. Add sesame seeds and cook for 1 more minute or until everything is lightly browned.
  6. Combine cabbage, carrot, edamame and green onions in a large salad bowl.
  7. Add almonds, noodles and sesame seeds to salad.
  8. Combine all dressing ingredients.
  9. Top salad with chicken, cilantro (if using) and desired amount of dressing. Mix well.
  10. Salad keeps in the fridge for 2-3 days. Will keep longer if you reserve dressing for before serving.
  11. Enjoy room temperature or cold.