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Orange Chicken Salad with Feta

Orange Chicken Salad with Feta RecipePhoto: Jan Smith

Ingredients

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup orange bell pepper strips
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

Preparation

Prepare grill.

Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done. Cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Set aside.

Combine lettuce and next 5 ingredients (through onions) in a large bowl. Combine orange juice concentrate, vinegar, oil, salt, and black pepper; stir with a whisk. Pour juice mixture over lettuce mixture, tossing to coat. Divide lettuce mixture evenly among 4 plates; top evenly with chicken, oranges, and almonds.

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    "This salad combines many of my favorite flavors in a new way. Orange juice concentrate in the dressing gives the salad a fresh taste." -Jenna Bayley-Burke, Hillsboro, OR

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 2 cups salad, 3 ounces chicken, about 10 mandarin orange segments, and 1 1/2 teaspoons almonds)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:299
Calories from fat:28%
Fat per serving:9.3g
Saturated fat per serving:3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:4.4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1.2g
Protein per serving:25.1g
Carbohydrates per serving:31.2g
Fiber per serving:4.8g
Cholesterol per serving:62mg
Iron per serving:1.5mg
Sodium per serving:351mg
Calcium per serving:161mg

Good to Know

Enjoy a summer salad, with this cool, citrus dressing. Oranges are high in vitamin C, adding a vitamin boost to a basic salad.

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