Chicken and Wild Rice Salad

Enjoy this cold salad packed with rice, chicken and vegetables served over lettuce leaves – a wholesome dinner.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked wild rice
1/2
cup salad dressing or mayonnaise
1/3
cup sour cream
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves, crushed
1/8
teaspoon white pepper
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1/2
cup diagonally sliced celery
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4
cup diagonally sliced green onions
6
leaves lettuce
1
large tomato, cut into wedges
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted*
  • 1 Cook wild rice according to package directions. Drain; refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl combine salad dressing, sour cream, salt, marjoram and pepper; blend well.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine cooked rice, chicken, celery, bell pepper, mushrooms and onions. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss gently. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours to blend flavors.
  • 4 Arrange lettuce on 4 individual plates. Spoon salad over lettuce. Garnish with tomato wedges and toasted almonds.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    380mg
    380%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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