Oriental Mandarin Salad Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Peanut oil2 Tablespoon, divided
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon, divided (Light Or Regular)
 Sesame seeds4 Teaspoon, divided
 Minced garlic1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
 Chex rice cereal2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Boneless skinless chicken breasts16 Ounce, cut into strips (1 Pound)
 Spinach leaves6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Canned mandarin orange segments11 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Canned water chestnuts8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Orange juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Honey1 Tablespoon
 Orange peel1 Teaspoon, grated
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon (Light Or Regular)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1480 Calories from Fat 419

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.7%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 263.1 mg

Sodium 2964.8 mg123.5%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 50.4 g

Protein 124 g248.7%

Vitamin A 392.5% Vitamin C 342.5%

Calcium 69.3% Iron 181.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

To make cereal croutons, in large skillet combine 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, 1/4 teaspoon garlic and 1/8 teaspoon ginger.
Cook just until mixture comes to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Add cereal, stirring until all pieces are evenly coated.
Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Spread on paper towels to cool.
In same skillet over high heat combine remaining 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, 1/4 teaspoon garlic and 1/8 teaspoon ginger.
Add chicken, stirring until all pieces are evenly coated.
Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
In large bowl combine chicken, spinach, orange segments and water chestnuts.
In small bowl combine orange juice, honey, orange peel and 1 teaspoon soy sauce; toss with salad mixture.
Add cereal croutons and toss.
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