Teriyaki Chicken Crunch Salad

June 1, 2023

Prep this salad before your next camping trip and a crunchy, delicious (and healthy!) camping lunch or dinner comes together in a snap.

Teriyaki Chicken Crunch Salad


  • 1 ½ lbs. chicken breasts
  • 1 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • ½ head red cabbage, thinly sliced or shredded
  • 1 small English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4-5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup snap peas, roughly chopped
  • 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup crispy wonton strips
  • 1 cup roasted, salted peanuts


  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. hot honey
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 5 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 2-4 Tbsp. water



  1. Combine chicken breasts and teriyaki sauce in a zip top bag and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight
  2. Chop all vegetables. Store in containers if taking camping.
  3. Place all dressing ingredients except water in a jar, cover and shake until well combined. Add water, a tablespoon at a time, until dressing can be drizzled.
  4. Clean and oil grill grates. Preheat grill to medium high,
  5. Place chicken breasts on grill, cover and cook for 7 minutes. Flip and cook for another 5-7 minutes until chicken is done. Let rest for 5 minutes, then cut into cubes.
  6. To serve, place all vegetables in a large bowl. Top with chicken, wonton strips and peanuts. Drizzle with dressing and toss.

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