Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette

asian salad

While I’m spending some time with the new baby, I’m sharing some of my older recipes that I developed for different companies over the years.

This recipe was developed for Pillsbury.com

salad grey background

recipe photo

Yield: Serves 4

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
5.00 stars (1 reviews)
loading gifLoading...


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts fillets
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 heads of baby bok choy, chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 3/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 cup or a small bunch of rice noodles
  • vegetable oil for frying

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil


Preheat oil in a skillet or deep fryer to 375° for frying rice noodles.

Preheat a large skillet for chicken. Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of chicken breasts. Drizzle skillet with olive oil and cook chicken breasts until browned on each side and no longer pink in the middle over medium heat, about 15 minutes.

In two salad plates, layer chopped bok choy, sliced red pepper, chopped green onion, chopped cucumber and cashews.

In a small jar or bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, vinegar, sesame seeds and vegetable or olive oil. Whisk or shake well to combine. Pour dressing over salad.

Fry a very small handful of rice noodles in preheated vegetable oil. Noodles will be done in less than a minute. They are done with they float on top of the hot oil and are curled up.

Garnish salad with fried rice noodles and serve.

All text and images © / Eclectic Recipes
*Nutritional Information is not guaranteed for 100% accuracy.

Did you make this recipe?

Be sure to share on Instagram with the hashtag #EclecticRecipes and tag me, @EclecticRecipes!

Share the Love

facebook logo twitter logo Pinterest Logomail icon

Featured In

Media Banner


Insta Banner

get free weekly recipes via email: