This family favorite is great for picnics and other gatherings.
1 eight-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into thin strips
3 ounces low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced
3/4 cup carrots cut into thin strips
3 green onions, sliced
3/4 cup celery, oriental cut (diagonal slices)
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1 head lettuce (iceberg or romaine), chopped
1/4 cup almonds, slivered
1/4 cup canola or olive oil
1/2 cup sugar (can use artificial sweetener*)
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
* Option not included in nutrition facts.
Poach chicken in soy sauce and water. Drain and cool.
Combine vegetables – water chestnuts, carrots, onions, celery and bean sprouts. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients.
Toss together chicken, vegetables and dressing to combine. Chill well.
To serve, cover the bottom of a 13 x 9 pan with lettuce.