Chinese Five Spice Chicken Salad

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Salad

Chinese Five Spice Chicken Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 Fresh Express® Honey Pecan Premium Slaw Salad Kits® (9.7-ounce)
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons sambal oelek (fresh chile paste)
  • 3 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package boneless, skinless chicken thighs (20-ounce) excess fat removed
  • 1/2 cup red pepper diced


  • Whisk the rice vinegar, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal oelek, garlic, Chinese Five Spice and salt in a bowl until smooth. Pour half of the mixture into a large resealable plastic bag; set aside the remaining sauce. Place the chicken thighs into the bag and toss to coat. Refrigerate for one hour, turning the bag once or twice.
  • Heat oven to 425° F.
  • Bring the reserved sauce to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  • Remove the chicken from the bag; discard used marinade. Arrange chicken thighs in a 9×13-inch baking dish; brush with 1/3 of the sauce.
  • Bake at 425° F for 10 minutes, baste with sauce. Continue baking for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165° F. Meanwhile, reheat the sauce and brush on the chicken thighs; cut them into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

To Make the Asian Avocado Slaw:

  • Place the Fresh Express® Honey Pecan Premium Slaw Salad Kits® into a large bowl; toss with salad dressing, toppings, and red pepper.

To Assemble:

  • Divide salad evenly among four plates; top with chicken thighs.
Made with
Honey Pecan Premium Slaw Salad Kit

Recipe Suggestions

Jambalaya Salad

Jambalaya Salad

Serves 4
30 mins
Pesto Chicken Salad

Pesto Chicken Avocado Salad

Serves 4
17 mins
Turkey Meatloaf Salad

Turkey Meatloaf Salad

Serves 6
50 mins
More Recipes
Our website uses cookies
This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website consent you to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Learn more about our Cookie policy
accept all cookies