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Chicken Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Holly Clegg

Fast and fabulous, this top-notch chicken salad features sweet fruit, crunchy cabbage, and toasty pecans tossed with a citrus subtle sweet vinaigrette.  

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Ingredients

For the citrus vinaigrette

  • 2 Teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 Cup orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoon honey

For the chicken salad

  • 3 Cups cooked, diced skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Cup red grapes, cut in half
  • One 11-ounce can Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/2 Cup chopped celery
  • 2 Cups shredded Napa cabbage

Directions

For the citrus vinaigrette

In bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients.

For the chicken salad

In large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and toss with the citrus vinaigrette. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving217
Total Fat9g14%
Sugar11gN/A
Saturated1g6%
Cholesterol62mg21%
Protein21g41%
Carbs15g5%
Vitamin A69µg8%
Vitamin B120.2µg3%
Vitamin B60.8mg39.9%
Vitamin C28mg47%
Vitamin D0.8IU0.2%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K45µg56%
Calcium60mg6%
Fiber2g9%
Folate (food)42µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)42µg11%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium45mg11%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)9mg43%
Phosphorus221mg32%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium536mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.7%
Sodium480mg20%
Sugars, added2gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg11.4%
Zinc0.9mg6.2%