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Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad

Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    6
    servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) * NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 3 cups cooked, chopped, boneless, skinless chicken breast meat
  • 3 stalks large celery, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 1 can (11 oz.) Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 head lettuce leaves (optional)

Instructions

COMBINE sugar, flour and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan; gradually stir in evaporated milk, orange juice and egg. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until dressing just comes to a boil and begins to thicken. Remove from heat. Cover; refrigerate until cool.

COMBINE chicken, celery, nuts, dressing and green onion in large bowl. Gently stir in oranges. Cover; refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve over lettuce.

* NOTE: For a lower-fat version of this recipe, substitute NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Fat Free Milk for Evaporated Milk.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 11g 17%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
  • Cholesterol 105mg 34%
  • Sodium 115mg 5%
  • Carbohydrates 17g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Vitamin C 45%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 28g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.