Mandarin Cabbage Salad

Main Ingredient
Recipe Seasonality
Fall, Summer, Winter, Spring
00 HR 35 MINS
Serves 4 to 6
Ingredients
  • 4 cups Napa cabbage, shredded (or iceberg lettuce)
  • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 4 mandarin oranges, peeled, segmented
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 1 cup crispy won ton strips or crispy chow mein noodles (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded (optional)

Asian-style dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons honey (or maple syrup)
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil **see note
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce (I use reduced sodium)
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic minced (optional)
Method

Prepare vegetables and fruit. Shred chicken. Toss everything together.

Toss dressing ingredients together and shake well. Add dressing to cabbage and toss. Serve chilled with sesame seed topping, if desired.

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