Chinese Chicken Pear Salad

Chinese Chicken Pear Salad

15 Prep Time
5 Cook Time
2-4 Servings
Distinctly Asian in flavor and appearance, this crisp and crunchy pear salad is a distinctive and interesting dinner option. Choose one of two dressings and toss just before serving.
  • Salad
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • ½ cup sliced green pepper
  • ½ cup diagonally sliced green onion
  • 1 cup cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 fresh Green Anjou USA Pear, cored and sliced
  • 1 quart shredded iceberg lettuce
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ¾ ounces (about ¼ package) uncooked rice sticks (Maifun)
  • Sesame Oil Dressing
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Hoisin Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For salad: Break rice sticks into 3- or 4-inch lengths. Heat oil to about 375 degrees; fry rice sticks until white and fluffy. Turn once to fry pieces evenly. (Entire process takes less than ½ minute.) Drain on paper towels. Toss rice sticks with remaining ingredients. Serve with choice of dressing.

For sesame oil or hoisin dressing: Combine all listed ingredients and mix well.

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