Warm Lime-Chicken Salad

Give a citrus twist to chicken salad tonight, and do it all in just 25 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

DRESSING

1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
3
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon white wine vinegar
1/4
teaspoon Dijon mustard

CHICKEN

2
tablespoons frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
1
lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin strips
1
tablespoon olive oil

SALAD

8
cups torn leaf lettuce
1
(11-oz.) can mandarin orange segments, drained
1/4
cup golden raisins
1/4
cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all dressing ingredients; shake until well blended. Set aside.
  • 2 In another small bowl, combine limeade concentrate and pepper. Add chicken strips; toss to coat. Heat oil in small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken mixture; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink.
  • 3 Line 4 individual plates with lettuce. Top each with orange segments, raisins and walnuts. Top lettuce mixture with cooked chicken. Drizzle with dressing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    27g
    27%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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