Nutty Mandarin and Bacon Chicken Salad Recipe Video

Looking for a versatile lunch or dinner option? This sumptuous chicken salad can be paired with lettuce, stuffed into a pita, mixed together with pasta, or eaten on its own. However you try it, I hope you enjoy!


Preparation Time55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Boneless skinless chicken breast2
 Celery2 , finely chopped
 Green onion2 , finely chopped
 Tangerine1 Can (10 oz), drained
 Flaked roasted almonds1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Bacon slices4 , cooked and crumbled
 Low fat mayonnaise1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for dressing)
 Yogurt100 Gram (fruit flavored for dressing)
 Regular salt To Taste (for dressing)
 Pepper To Taste (for dressing)
 Lettuce leaf4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 364 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.8 mg

Sodium 407.7 mg17%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.6%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 26 g52.6%

Vitamin A 31.9% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Roast chicken in 350 degree oven for 45 minutes. Cut it into bite size pieces.
2. Season it with salt and pepper. Set it aside.

3. In a large mixing bowl, add chicken, green onion, celery, almonds, bacon, and orange.
4. For dressing, in a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, and yogurt. Mix well.
5. Season with salt and pepper. Mix.
6. Pour dressing into the bowl with chicken. Toss well.

7. Ladle nutty mandarin and bacon chicken salad on lettuce leaf, and serve immediately.