Thursday, January 14, 2010

Millionaire Rotisserie Chicken Salad

We made this for dinner tonight, and we all loved it! Alyssa went back for seconds and Joshua went back for thirds (and that's even on a night we had a dessert, too)! Using a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken makes this meal super quick to prepare. The home-cooked sauce adds a ton of incredible flavor.

3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 scallions, thinly sliced on an angle
One 2-inch piece ginger, grated
2 large cloves garlic, grated
1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (we used 1/4 teaspoon)
Grated peel and juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup tamari (dark soy sauce)
3 tablespoons honey
1 rotisserie chicken, skin discarded and meat thinly sliced
1 small or 1/2 large head napa cabbage, shredded (about 4 cups)

1.In a small saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the scallions, ginger, garlic, black pepper and crushed red pepper and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk in the lime peel and lime juice, then whisk in the tamari and honey to combine. Turn off the heat.

2.In a large bowl, toss the chicken and cabbage with the sauce to combine well.

Recipe Source: Rachael Ray

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