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Chicken salad with sesame dressing.

Toasted sesame seed mixed with lemon peel and juice makes a refreshing dressing. Crisp celery, succulent kiwi, and creamy avocado add contrasting textures. 3 quarts washed, crisped leaf lettuce in bite-size pieces 4 large kiwi fruit 2 cups (about 10 oz.) boned, skinned, and shredded cold cooked chicken 1 large firm-ripe avocado, peeled and sliced 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onion Sesame dressing (recipe follows)

Place lettuce in a wide salad bowl. With a knife, peel kiwi fruit; slice thinly crosswise. Arrange kiwi, chicken, avocado, celery, and green onion on top of lettuce. Pour sesame dressing over salad and mix gently to blend. Makes 4 or 5 main-dish servings.

Sesame dressing. In a 6- to 8-inch frying pan, cook 3 tablespoons sesame seed and 1/3 cup salad oil over low heat until seed is golden, 5 to 8 minutes; stir often. Let cool. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon each grated lemon peel and dry mustard, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and salt to taste.
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