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Chinese Pasta Salad Recipe

Chinese Pasta Salad - filled with lettuce, noodles, fried wontons and more tossed in a delicious homemade dressing.
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 309 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Salad

  • 15 3-inch wonton skins sliced into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1/4 cup canola oil for frying
  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 chicken breast shredded
  • 2 green onions chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted lightly
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 cups pasta noodles cooked and cooled

Dressing

  • 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Heat canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. When oil starts to shimmer, fry wonton skins in small batches for about 30 seconds or until they are lightly browned. Place on a paper towel to drain.

  2. Combine lettuce, chicken breast, almonds, pasta and green onions in a large bowl.
  3. Add dressing ingredients to a small bowl and whisk together. Pour over salad right before serving and top with wonton strips and sesame seeds. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Pasta Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 223mg10%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 2780IU56%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.