Recipe By SandyG
Published Dec 6th
Prep 25m Cook - Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 6 jars Calories 359.5

Veggies are layered with shredded chicken, Asian noodles, and a nutty dressing for an easy meal on the go.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 2 red bell peppers, julienned
  • 3 cups chow mein noodles
  • 3 cups shredded, cooked chicken breast meat
  • 6 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 6 (1-quart) jars with lids
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Layer 1/2 cup carrots, 1/3 cup bell peppers, 1/2 cup chow mein noodles, 1/2 cup chicken, and 1 cup romaine in each jar.
  2. 2 Whisk peanut butter, water, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sugar, rice vinegar, and coriander in a bowl until dressing is smooth. Chill salads and dressing, covered, until ready to serve. Serve jars with dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 359.5
  • Carbohydrate 21.1 g
  • Cholesterol 52.5 mg
  • Fat 20.1 g
  • Fiber 3.1 g
  • Protein 24.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Sodium 372.8 mg
  • Sugar 5.2 g


  1. The peanut butter dressing is wonderful. I did not make the salad as noted. Poured some of the dressing over a bowl of mixed cabbage, lettuce and cilantro. Added some dry Ramen noodles for added crunch.
  2. Great twist to the "boring" jar-salad! My significant other loved the recipe as is, but I do not eat meat so I substituted the chicken for chickpeas and it we both loved it!
  3. This is very tasty but being 6 servings (although a good meal prep) I think at minimum it should serve 2 peeps for 3 days 6 days a week for one would be so very boring and it's not the most nutritious recipe out there. Would be great for a group lunch though!
  4. Okay I haven't made this yet, but plan to. However, the noodles will get really soggy if they sit in this so I would suggest putting them in a small snack zip lock bag and lay on top. you would definitely need a hardy lettuce or by the 6th day the lettuce is going to - Read more ...
  5. This was incredible. I simply made as a salad bowl and did not go with the jars ( although for on the go I think its a fantastic idea ). I love chicken satay with a peanut butter sauce but admittedly wondered if a cold peanut dressing would be the same. I need not have - Read more ...

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