Chicken Pomelo Salad

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1 cup (200g) Chicken thigh, filleted
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Salt
  • 1 tsp (2g) Pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 2 cups (200g) Lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Carrots, strips
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Cabbage, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60g) Red onions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Peanuts, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (110g) Pomelo, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Lemongrass, chopped
  • 4 Tbsps. (60g) Ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Honey
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Lime juice
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  1. MARINATE. In a bowl, marinate the chicken in salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. PAN FRY. In a pan, heat oil. Pan fry chicken until skin is browned and crispy. Chop into bite-size portions. Set aside.
  3. TOSS. In a bowl, mix lettuce, carrots, cabbage, onions, peanuts, and pomelo. Toss until combined. Set aside.
  4. MIX. To make the dressing, add sesame oil, lemongrass, ginger, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, and AJI-NO-MOTO® in a bowl. Mix well until fully combined.
  5. SERVE. Assemble salad starting with greens mixture, topped with pan-fried chicken. Serve with dressing on the side.

Cooking Tips

Remember to wash and dry greens (lettuce, cabbage, etc.) prior to tossing. Use a vegetable spinner in drying vegetables to avoid wilted greens.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 10 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 5 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/3 cup (80g) Salad + 1 Tbsp. (20ml) Dressing

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Reduced sodium by 32% Original seasoning/condiment: 2 tsps. (10g) Salt, 3 Tbsps. (approx. 48ml) Soy Sauce. Chicken has Tryptophan, an amino acid that is responsible for raising serotonin levels in your brain. Serotonin is the “feel-good” neurochemical linked with mood.


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