Mandarin Chicken Salad with Sweet and Sour Vinaigrette
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Mandarin Chicken Salad with Sweet and Sour Vinaigrette

This good-for-you Mandarin Chicken Salad is full of fresh local greens, your favorite Asian-inspired toppings and grilled chicken topped with a Sweet and Sour Vinaigrette.
Servings: 2 -4

Ingredients

  • For the chicken~
  • 1/2 pound chicken tenders
  • 1/4 cup mandarin orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 piece ginger
  • For the salad~
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges drained
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
  • 2 scallions green parts only sliced
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • Desired amount of Sweet and Sour Vinaigrette

Instructions

  • Add chicken and marinade to a plastic zippered bag. Let sit 30 minutes.
  • Preheat a medium non-skillet over medium high heat. Remove chicken from marinade, pat dry. Salt and pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes on each side until done. Set aside to rest 5 minutes. Cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Toss greens, carrots, snap peas and oranges together with desired amount of dressing. Top with chicken, chow mein noodles, scallions and sesame seeds. Serve immediately.