Warm Winter Squash Salad

Between Thanksgiving and weekends filled with holiday parties, we figured you might need a break from all those heavy holiday meals. So, we whipped up this delicious Warm Winter Squash Salad that strikes that perfect balance between light & refreshing and winter warmth.


30 minCook

10 minPrep



  • 1 8oz pouch Daring Original Plant Chicken
  • 5 cups baby kale
  • 3 medium carrots, halved
  • 2 zucchinis, quartered and sliced
  • 1 cup crispy chow mein noodles


  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Step 1

Heat a frying pan on high heat, then reduce to medium. Drizzle with 1-2 tbsp cooking oil and sear the Daring Original Pieces for 2-3 minutes per side. They are done when they have a nice golden-brown color to them.

Step 2

Halve the carrots. Then quarter the zucchini lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Lightly oil a baking sheet and roast at 450 degrees for 25 minutes.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar, hoisin sauce, canola oil, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil until combined.

Step 4

In a salad bowl, add baby kale, then Daring, carrots, and zucchini and chow mein noodles. Top with dressing and enjoy!

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