Mandarin Chicken Salad Recipe

The field of Salads is not small by any means. On every single day, plenty of chefs try different things to prepare something tasty, but only a few succeed. Just preparing a new salad is not a big success itself. It depends on the audience that how they react after trying it.

Salads are not all about vegetables. A lot of new recipes include chicken, mutton or beef. The addition of meat certainly makes your salad healthy as well as tasty. Mandarin Chicken Salad can be served anytime in the day. One can serve this crispy and fruity chicken salad for lunch, dinner or potluck supper.

Using a bottled salad dressing is highly recommended, as it makes an easy change of pace. Most of the salads are used as appetizer these days, but this item has different aspects. It is a complete meal itself, and at the same time it does not feel heavy on stomach.

Prep time: 30-40 min
Cook time: 15-20 min
Total time: 45-60 min
Yield: 04 servings
Utensils: Skillet, spoons, burner, platter, kitchen papers and knife

Nutrition:
Calories: 170
Fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 60 mg

Ingredients:
Boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes: 1 pound
Water: 1/2 cup
Vinegar: 1/3 cup
Brown sugar: 3 tablespoons
Vegetable oil, divided: 3 tablespoons
Soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
Chicken bouillon cubes: 2
Mayonnaise: 1/3 to 1/2 cup
Honey: 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons
Minced parsley: 2 teaspoons
Ground mustard: 2 teaspoons
Dried minced onion: 1/4 teaspoon
Ready-to-serve salad : 1 package (10 ounces)
Torn lettuce: 4 cups
Mandarin oranges, drained: 1 can (11 ounces)
Chow mein noodles: 1 cup
Onion, thinly sliced: 1 green
Sliced almonds: 2 tablespoons

Instructions

  • 1

    Take a deep skillet and mix together chicken, water, vinegar, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon oil, soy sauce and bouillon. Place it on the burner, and cook for 15-20 minutes. Make sure that the heat is medium. The chicken may take more than 20 minutes to tender. Keep cooking until the liquid is evaporated.

  • 2

    While the chicken is cooking, use your time wisely. For dressing, combine mayonnaise, honey, lemon juice, parsley, mustard, onion, and the remaining oil. Blend it well with force.

  • 3

    Take a large platter, and arrange salad greens in it. Now, place oranges, chicken mixture and chow mein noodles. To add beauty, shower green onion and almonds. The recipe is ready, you can now serve it with dressing.

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