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Orange Chicken Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

1 serving

Dining alone? Try this colorful salad from Mary Lewis of Norman, Oklahoma. Refreshing mandarin oranges and a creamy citrus dressing complement tender cubes of chicken, pasta spirals, veggies and sliced red grapes. Truly, it's an entree in itself!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • ORANGE VINAIGRETTE:
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a small bowl, combine the pasta, chicken, oranges, cucumber, grapes and onion.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

1-3/4 cups: 529 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.

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