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Asian Sesame Ginger Chicken Salad Recipe with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener

A fresh and tangy sesame ginger dressing sweetened with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener tops this crunchy salad with strips of grilled chicken and juicy mandarin oranges. This dressing made with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener contains 7% fewer calories* and 53% less sugar* per serving from the salad dressing compared to the full-sugar salad dressing. Makes 4 servings.

Serving size

14 of salad


310 Calories



  • 12 cup (125 mL) water

  • 14 cup (60 mL) low sodium soy sauce

  • 134 tsp (38 mL) corn starch

  • 14 cup (60 mL) white vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced

  • 3 packets Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener*

  • 14 cup (60 mL) canola oil

  • 14 cup (60 mL) sesame oil

*or 2-1/2 tsp (12.5 mL) Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener Spoonable


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 (10-12 ounce) package Asian salad mix (chopped napa cabbage, carrots, cilantro, snow peas)

  • 1 bunch of green onions, chopped

  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • 4 Tbsp (60 mL) sesame seeds, toasted


  • Measure water and soy sauce into a 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) Pyrex glass measuring cup or similar size microwave safe bowl.

  • Microwave on high until boiling. Stir in corn starch and microwave for 30 seconds more. Stir carefully as mixture is very hot and may bubble up when stirred.

  • Return to microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. Repeat process one more time to cook and thicken the starch, then cool in the refrigerator.

  • Stir vinegar, ginger, garlic, Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener into the thickened mixture.

  • Drizzle in the canola and sesame oil while whisking to emulsify.


  • Grill chicken breasts, then slice thinly and arrange on a bed of salad mix and mandarin oranges.

  • While chicken is grilling, toast sesame seeds in a frying pan over medium heat for 3-5 minutes while stirring occasionally until seeds turn toasty brown.

  • Spoon dressing onto salad and sprinkle with chopped onions and sesame seeds.

*This reduced sugar salad dressing using Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener has 130 calories and 6 grams of sugar per 2 Tbsp serving compared to 140 calories and 13 grams of sugar in the full-sugar salad dressing.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 310
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 460mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 13g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 90% DV
Vitamin C 80% DV
Calcium 20% DV
Iron 25% DV