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Copycat Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

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We love going to Panera Bread for their delicious Asian Sesame Chicken Salad. We came home and made our own version, and it tastes pretty close. You will enjoy this salad recipe!

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4 cups baby spinach leaves
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
Marinade:
3 Tablespoons soy sauce
3 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Dressing:
½ cup rice vinegar
¼ cup sugar
2 Tablespoons canola oil
salt and pepper to taste
½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
Toppings for salad:
Fresh cilantro ( chopped )
½ cup sliced almonds
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges ( drained )
1 cup wonton strips
In a medium sized bowl mix together all of the marinade ingredients. Pour into a gallon size bag with the chicken breasts and let marinate for 20 minutes. Make sure to turn every few minutes so all sides of...
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Nutritions

Calories
293

Sodium
805mg
33% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
11g
22% DV

Carbs
38g
13% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV