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Asian Sesame Chicken Salad with mandarin oranges and sesame vinaigrette

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

Copycat Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad.  Sesame vinaigrette, baked wonton strips, and mandarin oranges.
Course Dinner, Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 457kcal
Author mywifecancook


For the salad

  • 2 chicken breasts marinated, grilled, and cut into strips
  • 1 head romaine lettuce washed and cut
  • 3 oz tatsoi or baby spinach
  • 6 oz mandarin orange slices
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup baked wonton strips

For the sesame vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp agave
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  • Whisk all vinaigrette ingredients together or shake up in a small mason jar.
  • Divide chopped romaine and tatsoi or baby spinach evenly in four bowls.
  • Divide and arrange chicken slices and mandarin oranges evenly between bowls.
  • Pour desired amount of dressing over salads and toss.
  • Top each salad with almonds, toasted sesame seeds, and wonton strips.