Cut chicken thighs into 1 inch pieces, place in plastic bag, pour in Kara-Áge Coating Mix, shake to cover. Place oil in frying pan over medium high heat, fry chicken pieces about 3-5 minutes, browning on both sides, drain on paper towels, set aside. In a large bowl add sliced carrot, green onions, lettuce,and cucumbers. Toss vegetables to combine. Pour rice vinegar in a small bowl, add sugar and chinese five spice, stir together until sugar has dissolved. Just before serving pour vinegar dressing over the salad, toss to coat the salad, add Kara-Age chicken and chow mein noodles. Garnish with mandarin organge slices if desired.