Mandarin Chicken Salad

Enjoy this Asian-style tossed salad made using noodles, chicken, peanuts and green onions that’s ready in just 20 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (3 oz) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon sesame or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/4
cup dry-roasted peanuts, if desired
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
bag (16 oz) coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in seasoning packet from soup mix. Break block of noodles into bite-size pieces over skillet; stir into butter mixture.
  • 2 Cook noodles 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sesame seed. Cook about 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until noodles are golden brown; remove from heat.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix sugar, vinegar, oil and pepper. Add noodle mixture and remaining ingredients; toss.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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