Chinese Chicken Salad

By: Rita Held


8 cups of loosely packed shredded iceberg lettuce or Napa cabbage
2 cups (about 8 ounces) of shredded or cubed cooked chicken
1/3 cup of sliced green onions
1/3 cup of chopped cilantro
1/3 cup of matchstick carrots
1/3 cup of chopped roasted peanuts   

For the dressing:   

3 tablespoons of seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon of brown sugar


  1. In a large bowl combine lettuce, chicken, onions, cilantro, carrots and peanuts. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients. Toss with salad and serve immediately.