Baked Teriyaki Chicken Salad

GREENFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – The Buckley Healthcare Center in Greenfield has been providing a variety of health care services for their patients since 1985. They also provide their patients with brain healthy food! Head Chef Mike Harrison shared a healthy salad recipe.

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Salad

For the Salad:
1 large carrot, peeled
3 cups shredded Napa cabbage, from 1 small cabbage
3 cups shredded romaine lettuce, from 1 small lettuce
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and deveined, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh Thai basil leaves or fresh mint leaves, chopped
4 Teriyaki Marinated Chicken Thighs(see Teriyaki Marinate Recipe)
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted** see Cook’s note
1 tablespoon toasted white or black sesame seeds*

1/4 cup peanut or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar*
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, optional

1/2 cup chow mein or Ramen noodles, for garnish
For the salad: Using a vegetable peeler, shave the carrot and add to a large salad bowl. Stir in the cabbage, lettuce, pepper, Thai basil, chicken, almonds, and sesame seeds.
For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Garnish with the chow Mein noodles and serve.s
To toast the slivered almonds, arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly golden. Cool completely before using.

Teriyaki Marinate

½ Cup Low Sodium Soy
¼ OJ,¼ Ketchup
2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
1 Tsp Sesame Oil
2 Cloves Garlic
1 T Fresh Ginger or 1 tsp dry ground
1 tsp Red Pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

1.Blend all ingredients together and marinate chicken 1-4 hours.
2. Grill on both sides 7 min per side
3. Slice on byssi and place on top of salad.

Buckley Healthcare Center
95 Laurel Street

Services Offered:
Sub-acute and Skilled Care
24 Hour Skilled Nursing Care
Rehabilitation Services
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Medical Nutritional Therapy
Long Term Care
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Podiatry Care
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Volunteer Program
Beauty/Barber Shop
Internet Access
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About Buckley Healthcare Center:

Discover a different kind of care – one that ensures that you’re surrounded by people who make a difference in your life. In 11 states, patients feel right at home at National HealthCare Corporation’s more than 130 affiliated centers. Our family of centers deliver exceptional services in locations that are close to home and family, in line with our longtime commitment to provide a continuum of care to those who need our services at any age.

At NHC Buckley, Care is Our Business. Our skilled nursing and rehab center provides a full spectrum of health care services such as skilled 24 hour nursing care, long-term care, rehabilitation services and short-term respite care, palliative care and on-site hospice care. Please refer to our Services page for more information

We encourage you to review the information provided throughout this website that details what we offer our patients, families and community. Visitors are welcome any time to visit patients or tour our center.

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