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Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe for Two

Oriental Chicken Salad

This delicious Oriental Chicken Salad has great crunch in the lettuce, lightly breaded chicken, chow mein noodles, and almonds mixed with the soft sweetness of the mandarin oranges.

The dressing has incredible sweet and tangy flavor, and it’s quick and easy to make.

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This recipe is perfect for a light, refreshing lunch or romantic date night dinner for two.

Try it with this refreshing Peach sangria or these Rum Slushies.

How to make Oriental Chicken Salad:

For the Chicken:

Dice the chicken into bite sized pieces.

diced chicken on a cutting board with a fork and knife
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Dust the chicken pieces with the Drake’s Crispy Fry Mix and shake off the excess.

diced chicken coated in drake's crispy fry mix

Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat or to 350 degrees in an electric skillet. Click for a 16 inch electric skillet.

Fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Drain and cool on a paper towel for just a couple of minutes.

chicken coated in fry mix cooking in a pan

For the Dressing:

In a small bowl, mix together the mayo, Dijon mustard, oil, sugar, and vinegar. Whisk until well combined. Click for a whisk.

oriental dressing mixed in a bowl

For the Salad:

Divide the lettuce into two bowls.

lettuce in a bowl

Then top with the mandarin oranges.

lettuce and oranges in a bowl

Add the almonds and chow mein noodles.

lettuce, almonds, chow mein noodles and oranges in a bowl

Top with the cooked chicken.

lettuce, almonds, chow mein noodles, chicken and oranges in a bowl

Drizzle the dressing all over the salad, serve and enjoy.

Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe for Two

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Yield: 2 servings

Chicken Oriental Salad for Two

Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe serves 2

This delicious Oriental Chicken Salad has great crunch in the lettuce, lightly breaded chicken, chow mein noodles, and almonds mixed with the soft sweetness of the mandarin oranges. The dressing has incredible sweet and tangy flavor, and it's quick and easy to make.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the Chicken:

  • 1/2 lb boneless chicken
  • 1/3 cup Drake’s Crispy Fry Mix
  • 2 Tablespoons butter

For the Oriental Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Canola oil

For the Salad:

  • 3 cups romaine lettuce, artisan, or iceberg
  • 8 oz can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1/4 cup almonds sliced or slivered
  • 1/4 cup chow mein noodles

Instructions

For the Chicken:

  1. Dice the chicken into bite sized pieces.
  2. Dust the chicken pieces with the Drake’s Crispy Fry Mix and shake off the excess.
  3. Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat or to 350 degrees in an electric skillet. Click here for a 16 inch electric skillet.
  4. Fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Drain and cool on a paper towel for just a couple of minutes.

For the Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the mayo, Dijon mustard, oil, sugar, and vinegar. Whisk until well combined. Click here for a whisk.

For the Salad:

  1. Divide the lettuce into two bowls.
  2. Then top with the mandarin oranges, almonds, chow mein noodles, and cooked chicken.
  3. Drizzle the dressing all over the salad, serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 766Total Fat: 36.3gSaturated Fat: 11.7gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 836mgCarbohydrates: 70.3gFiber: 2.4gSugar: 46.1gProtein: 38.3g
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