Chicken, Asparagus And Udon Salad


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Chicken, Asparagus And Udon Salad

Photo, Erik Putz.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

Fast-cooking udon noodles and pre-cooked rotisserie chicken make this chicken, asparagus and udon noodle salad a weeknight dinner saviour.


  • 2 200-g pkgs udon noodles

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced diagonally (3 cups)

  • 1 cup grated carrots, about 2 medium

  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced


  • COOK noodles in a large pot, following package directions, about 2 min. Drain and rinse well under cold running water. Pat dry with kitchen towel.

  • WHISK soy with vinegar, sesame oil, ginger and sugar in a large bowl.

  • ADD chicken, asparagus, carrot, green onions and noodles to the bowl, tossing to combine.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 318, Protein 23g, Carbohydrates 40g, Fat 8g, Fibre 4g, Sodium 971mg.
Excellent source of vitamin A.

Kitchen Tip: Keep asparagus bundled with a rubber band around woody ends. Slicing across the bunch will speed up your prep time.

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