Asian chicken salad


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 to 6 servings


  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  • 4 tsp rice or sherry vinegar

  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil

  • 1/2 tsp hot chili-garlic sauce

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 large beefsteak tomatoes

  • 1 barbecued deli chicken

  • 227-g can sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • 142-g bag mesclun greens, or baby spinach


  • Peel ginger, then finely grate into a small bowl. Whisk in soy, vinegar, sesame oil and chili-garlic sauce until evenly mixed. Gradually whisk in olive oil.

  • Coarsely chop tomatoes. Place in a large bowl. Discard skin from chicken. Tear or cut meat into bite-size strips. Add to tomatoes along with water chestnuts and greens. Drizzle with dressing and toss.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 227, Protein 18.2g, Carbohydrates 9.5g, Fat 13.1g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 835mg.

Don't feel like turning on the oven tonight? Pick up a barbecued chicken from the grocery deli on the way home and toss with our easy Asian dressing for a healthy, no-fuss dinner.