Peanut Chicken Salad Recipe (Inspired by P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps)

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Recipes.net Team Published August 12, 2020

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro is a popular American casual-dining restaurant serving American Chinese cuisine and other Asian dishes. One of their most loved dishes is their peanut chicken lettuce wraps. We are bringing you a taste of it with this Peanut Chicken Salad Recipe inspired by P.F. Chang’s chicken lettuce wraps.

Every bite is so crunchy because of the peanuts and the fried egg noodles. You will also relish the super awesome flavor of the peanut sauce. This dish is really something and you won’t regret trying it out. If you haven’t tried P.F. Chang’s before, this recipe is a way to go. And if you’re a fan of the food chain, you can put this recipe to a test. It has a rich flavor that will satisfy your craving. The mixture of veggies is festive and colorful. It really pleases the eyes and more importantly, the taste buds!

This Copycat P.F. Chang’s Peanut Chicken Salad Recipe can be your new comfort food. It is easy to make. It has the sweetness and the saltiness that you are looking for in a dish. If you are not into the usual salad dressing, this chicken salad’s peanut sauce makes it truly special. It has the taste that we can hardly express in words. See it for yourself! For another healthy salad recipe infused with Asian flavors, try out our Copycat Chili’s Asian Chicken Salad.

How To Make Peanut Chicken Salad (Inspired by P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps)

This Peanut Chicken Salad gives a twist to the authentic flavor of the P.F. Chang’s well-known recipe, chicken lettuce wraps. It is crunchy and has the perfect combination of peanut sauce, chicken, and veggies.

  • 6 oz chicken breast (cooked)
  • 4 oz peanut sauce
  • 2 ½ cups lettuce
  • ½ cup carrots (julienned)
  • ½ cup cucumber (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp scallions
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fried peanuts (chopped)
  • 1 tsp pickled ginger (julienned, ½ tsp red ginger + ½ tsp ginger)
  • ½ cup red cabbage slaw (pickled)
  • ½ cup egg noodles (fried)
  1. Toss the chicken with half of the peanut sauce to coat.
  2. Add the lettuce, carrots, cucumbers, scallions, and chopped cilantro.

  3. Add the rest of the peanut sauce and toss.

  4. Toss in the remaining ingredients.

  5. Serve garnished with extra chopped peanuts, scallions, and pickled red cabbage slaw.

How To Make Peanut Chicken Salad (Inspired by P.F. Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps)

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This Peanut Chicken Salad gives a twist to the authentic flavor of the P.F. Chang’s well-known recipe, chicken lettuce wraps. It is crunchy and has the perfect combination of peanut sauce, chicken, and veggies.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6 oz chicken breast, cooked
  • 4 oz peanut sauce
  • 2 ½ cups lettuce
  • ½ cup carrots, julienned
  • ½ cup cucumber, sliced
  • 2 tbsp scallions
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fried peanuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp pickled ginger, julienned, ½ tsp red ginger + ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ cup red cabbage slaw, pickled
  • ½ cup egg noodles, fried

Instructions

  1. Toss the chicken with half of the peanut sauce to coat.
  2. Add the lettuce, carrots, cucumbers, scallions, and chopped cilantro.

  3. Add the rest of the peanut sauce and toss.

  4. Toss in the remaining ingredients.

  5. Serve garnished with extra chopped peanuts, scallions, and pickled red cabbage slaw.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 57mg
  • Calories: 430kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 613mg
  • Protein: 27g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 897mg
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Vitamin A: 6203IU
  • Vitamin C: 19mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

How to make peanut sauce?

Peanut sauce is a creamy, sweet and savory dressing for salad and dip for spring rolls. To make peanut sauce, you need peanut butter, rice vinegar, tamari or soy sauce, honey, fresh grated or ground ginger, minced or pressed garlic, red pepper flakes, coconut water or milk, and roasted peanuts for the crunchy texture.

How long will peanut sauce keep in the fridge?

Peanut sauce can last up to 1 week inside the fridge. You can reheat the sauce. If it becomes thick, you can add coconut water or milk until you achieve your desired consistency.

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Conclusion

Take a break from the common salad dressing. Savor this flavorful and vibrant peanut chicken salad recipe inspired by P.F. Chang’s Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wrap. Enjoy every bit of crunchiness of fried peanuts, crispiness of the veggie mixture, and of course the yumminess of sweet and savory peanut sauce.

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