Fast Tropical Mandarin Chicken
Being raised on a chicken farm, I know lots of great ways to use this versatile meat. This fruity salad is one of my favorites.—Sylvia Watson, Dagsboro, Delaware
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 cup Miracle Whip
- 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, optional
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 2 tablespoons grated onion
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Leaf lettuce, optional
- 1 can (5 ounces) chow mein noodles
- In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Refrigerate until serving. Serve on lettuce-lined plates if desired. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 483 calories, 33g fat (5g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 401mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.
Originally published as Mandarin Chicken Salad in Taste of Home August/September 1999