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Our Asian Chopped Salad with Yum Yum Sesame dressing and chicken tenders is another easy chicken recipe. Get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes with this salad kit makeover!

Salad in a white bowl with chicken tenders and dressing being poured over it
Asian Chopped Salad with Chicken Tenders and Sesame Yum Yum Dressing

Another Easy Chicken Recipe Idea

Looking for ideas for turning a salad kit into a meal? Another easy chicken recipe idea for you is to cheat with chicken tenders in salads! Shhhh let them think you stood in the kitchen and battered and fried those babies. Personally I’m buying deli fresh chicken tenders and the rest is history!

The addition of chicken tenders and this delicious mostly homemade Yum Yum Sesame dressing will make this dish a family favorite. We love the crunch of the Asian salad.

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Asian salad in a purple serving bowl with chicken tenders

My grocery store deli always has fresh little chicken tenders which are handy to keep around for a quick lunch or if you have a house full of hungry teenage boys like we do. 

Those chicken tenders are the perfect addition to salads for a quick and easy weeknight meal that satisfies everyone in the home.

Asian Salad Kit pictured with the ingredients listed on front

Start with an Asian Salad Kit from the produce department. It’s a nice change from the popular garden salad we generally serve. Get the one with Wonton Strips, Almonds and Sesame Dressing. 

Ideas For This Easy Chicken Recipe

This meal is so easy to throw together with the only mixing being whipping up the dressing which isn’t quite from scratch but it is a blend of delicious flavors.

You can make this meal in a Hotel room on vacation with little to no mess

Unexpected dinner guest? Throw this together quickly. You can serve this meaty salad in a nice bit platter bowl as I have.

Long hard day at work and nothing planned for dinner? Here ya go!

Lazy Sunday afternoon at home!

Use up leftover chicken tenders.

Put it on your Meal Plan for an easy weeknight meal idea.

Pot Luck! They will love it and you don’t have to break a sweat cooking.

Chicken tenders piled onto an Asian Salad served in a white bowl
Turn a grocery store salad kit into a filling weeknight meal

The recipe calls for you to mix your salad up in a bowl but you could also create individual bowls like I did for my crew or set a big pretty dish on the table. Everyone enjoys food that looks good on the table.

Printable Recipe Below

Asian Chopped Salad Kit pictured

You can’t beat a quick and easy meal especially when there is no cooking involved!


The grocery store bag salad kit always comes with a little dressing packet. It is never enough! Don’t be afraid to give it a quick makeover and stretch how far it will go. We love Yum Yum Sauce at our house so we pretty much always have it on  hand. It’s great with our Shrimp Fried Rice recipe. 

We blend the dressing mix in the packet which is a Sesame dressing with a little Yum Yum sauce and the results were lip smacking delicious! Recipe included below.

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A salad with chicken tenders on a platter


Yield: 4

Asian Chopped Salad with Sesame Yum Yum Dressing

A quick crunchy and flavorful Asian Salad weeknight lighter meal on the table in under 30 minutes.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 Seedless Cucumber
  • 1 pkg. Asian Chopped Salad Kit (with Wonton strips, almonds and Sesame Dressing included)
  • 1 lb. chicken tenders from grocery deli (cold)
  • 1/2 Cup Yum Yum Sauce


  1. Pour the Yum Yum sauce into a bowl with the Sesame dressing and mix well.
  2. Peel and cut the cucumber into small pieces
  3. Toss the cucumbers and chicken tenders in a bowl with the salad from the kit.
  4. Sprinkle the Won ton strips and almonds over the salad and toss gently.
  5. Serve topped with the Yum Yum Sesame dressing and enjoy

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 516Total Fat 32gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 86mgSodium 1385mgCarbohydrates 33gFiber 4gSugar 5gProtein 27g

Nutrition information is not accurate based on uncontrollable variables.

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