Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad

Published March 13, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 10 min


Give your chicken salad some Asian flair. Make more than you need for some quick and satisfying left-overs. Bring along on a picnic or pack for a next-day lunch.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Calories per serving: 596
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.0g 37%
Saturated Fat 3.3g 17%
Sodium 501mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 59.7g 20%
Protein 34.9g 48%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 cups protein-enriched elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups shredded or chopped smoked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds

Step by Step:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In large bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, and salt. Add chicken, celery, bell pepper, and onion, tossing to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Sprinkle salad with sesame seeds before serving.