Teriyaki Chicken Salad Recipe

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Turn your favorite Asian dish into a healthy salad!

Crunchy iceberg lettuce paired with roasted peppers and pineapple make the perfect lunch when topped with tender teriyaki chicken breast; this teriyaki chicken salad is amazingly delicious! The sauce comes together well, and is much better than anything you’ll get from a bottle. Once you’ve got this chicken salad recipe down, feel free to substitute shrimp or pork, or try the sauce in your favorite stir fry.

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Teriyaki Chicken Salad

A delicious salad for lunch or dinner, this Teriyaki Chicken Salad uses a homemade teriyaki sauce that is easy to make and beats the store-bought brands any day.
Yield 2 people
Serving Size 0.5 recipe
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Asian, Universal
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce low-sodium
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger fresh, grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Salad

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup pineapple cubed
  • 2 romaine lettuce heads chopped into bite-sized pieces

Instructions

  • Whisk the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, garlic, and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Combine the cornstarch and the water in a small bowl until cornstarch is dissolved and add to the pot. Boil for about 30 seconds and turn off the heat.
  • Heat the sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned. Add the bell peppers and pineapple and cook until warm and slightly softened. Pour the sauce over the chicken and stir until heated through.
  • To serve, top the Romaine lettuce with the chicken, bell peppers, and pineapple.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5recipe | Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 771mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly

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4 Comments

  1. I would like to make this recipe, but do I follow instruction #1 or instruction #2. Seems to be a conflict here.

    1. Hi there! Sorry for the confusion! The recipe has been corrected. Thanks for bringing that to our attention!

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