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Easy Tropical Mandarin Chicken Recipe

Easy Tropical Mandarin Chicken Recipe

I receive many compliments whenever I serve this salad. It's great to serve for brunch or at a shower. For those light meals during warmer weather, just add a roll, fresh fruit and iced tea for a delicious treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a medium bowl, combine first eight ingredients; mix well. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours. Fold in pecans just before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 687 calories, 52 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 462 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.