One of my favorite flavors of salad to eat is those with an Asian flair. I have a yummy recipe that I love in my cookbook, if you have a copy. I decided to create this Wonton Chicken Salad one based on another recipe that inspired me. I wanted to create one with crunchy wonton strips, tender chicken, sweet and juicy mandarin oranges, and a delicious sesame ginger dressing. It also has an added bonus ingredient of rotini pasta.
I have yet to find a good recipe for a sesame ginger dressing so I kept it simple by using a bottled dressing. The one I used comes from Walmart and is found in the produce section in the refrigerated area. I love the flavor of this dressing and it is “all natural” according to the bottle. Another good brand is Ken’s. It is worth getting it if you can, if not, just find another bottled brand. I know that even Kraft has an Asian version.
I also made my own wonton strips, but I have seen then available to purchase if you don’t want to make them. However, I strongly encourage you to make them if you can. They are DELICOUS! I must say that this Wonton Chicken Salad is my new favorite salad!Print
Recipe inspired by Baking with Blondie.