Fancy Food Show: Chopped Thai Chicken Salad with Honey Toasted Cashews

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When you’re in New York and you receive a visit from some of New York’s Finest, you want to serve them some of your finest flavors. And I can’t think of anything better than a flavorful Chopped Thai Salad topped with crunchy sweet Honey Toasted Cashews from Sunflower Foods! Thanks for stopping by, guys. Come visit Kansas anytime!

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad with Honey Toasted Cashews

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad
¼ cup good olive oil, divided use
1 small red onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, cooked, cooled and shredded
4 Tbs. lime juice
zest of 1 lime
3 Tbs. fish sauce
pinch of sugar or a bit of honey, to taste
1 Tbs. fresh ginger
½ – 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
4 cups napa cabbage, shredded
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup shelled edamame
1 red pepper, seeds and membranes removed, diced
4 scallions, chopped
½ cup fresh basil, chiffonade
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 cup Sunflower Foods Honey Toasted Cashews
In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat 1 Tbs. oil; when oil is hot, add onion and cook for 1-2 minutes; stir in garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds; stir in cooked, shredded chicken and toss to combine all ingredients.
Meanwhile, make dressing by whisking together lime juice, zest, fish sauce, ginger, and red pepper flakes; whisk in remaining 3 Tbs. oil until dressing in emulsified; sweeten, if desired.
In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, edamame, red pepper, scallions, basil, cilantro, and cooled chicken mixture from skillet; toss with dressing and top with cashews. Serve!

Now You’re Cookin’,
Chef Alli

 
This recipe was shared at the 2016 Fancy Food Show in New York, New York featuring From the Land of Kansas products! You can purchase these products and more at the From the Land of Kansas ecommerce site.

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Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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