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  1. Tuesday, July 8, 2008

    Featured Recipe: Asian Spinach Salad

    I’ve been using your summer meal suggestions and have not disappointed yet! I am so glad I did that ‘Call for Recipes’…you guys know what you’re doing. 🙂

    We had this Asian Spinach Salad on Sunday. It really was the perfect summer dinner.

    All I have to say is…YUM. Thank you, Kristy, for sharing the recipe!

    Featured Recipe: Asian Spinach Salad
    This asian spinach salad is perfect for summer!
    Recipe type: Side Dish, Salad
    Cuisine: American
    • 1 small bag of spinach
    • 8 oz. bowtie pasta (cook, strain, cool)
    • 2-4 Tbsp. Sesame seeds
    • ½ C. Sunflower seeds
    • 1 can sliced water chestnuts
    • 3 chicken breasts – season heavily with lemon pepper, grill and cut into bite size pieces
    • (I didn’t have lemon pepper, so I cooked the chicken on the stove top with olive oil, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, S&P and that worked nicely as well)
    • 1 C. bean sprouts
    • (I also added green bell pepper and green onion b/c I had them and they were yummy)
    • Dressing:
    • ½ C. Canola oil
    • ½ C. sugar
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 2 Tbsp Seasoned Rice vinegar (unseasoned works too)
    • ½ tsp sesame SEED oil
    • 1 tsp grated fresh garlic
    1. Toss together salad ingredients. Then mix all dressing ingredients and store in fridge. Return to room temp before combined.