Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

Do you get enjoyment from the freshening sweet and tangy flavor of eating mandarin oranges? Have you ever had them in a salad made with grilled chicken and fresh vegetables? If not, you may be missing out on a real treat, because mandarin oranges are not just for desserts and cake decorations. They taste outstanding when you mix them up in a mouthwatering salad with dressing as well.

Mandarin oranges are a citrus fruit that is kin to the family of oranges. They may go by dissimilar names. For instance, a Satsuma, Clementine, or tangerine may be a mandarin orange. They grow in tropical and sub-tropical climates. They are conveniently easy to peel while using your fingers. However, most ofttimes you may see mandarin oranges to use in respective types of recipes come in a can.

Mandarin orange necessary oils are utile for flavoring such merchandise as bakery goods, ice cream, hard candy, gelatins, and chewing gum formulas. However, the orange segments are often times found for embellishing cakes, fruit salads and other desserts as well as in puddings and gelatins. You may use them to make this delicious mandarin oranges salad with grilled chicken and a sweet tangy raspberry yogurt dressing recipe.

So, anytime you are ready to get started planning to fetch out the grill to make grilled chicken you might want to consider making this salad to serve along with all the other great tasting foods and beverages you will be preparing for family and friends.

Recipe for Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

What You Need

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup tarragon vinegar
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 cup Thousand Island dressing
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 heads green bibbed lettuce
  • 2 heads red bibbed lettuce
  • 2 heads iceberg lettuce
  • 2 big cans mandarin orange segments
  • 4 sliced carrots
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans or walnuts

How to Make It

Add the olive oil and tarragon vinegar into a huge size zip lock feed bag and shake well. Set detached until needed.

Combine the plain yogurt, raspberry jam, and Thousand Island dressing in a big mixing bowl and mix until well blended. Chill this dressing mixture in the refrigerator until needed.

Rinse and drain the green bibbed lettuce, red bibbed lettuce, and iceberg lettuce. Leave whole leaves or cut and shred the lettuce for the salad. Toss into a big serving bowl. Place in the refrigerator to chill until needed.

Place the chicken strips into the bag of marinade. Seal and shake. Place in the refrigerator during one night or for at least 3 to 4 hours to marinade before grilling. After marinating the meat cook it over hot coals on the grill until done.

Cut the grilled chicken breast halves into 1 ½ to 2 inch wide strips. Arrange the grilled chicken strips, mandarin orange segments and sliced carrots on top of the lettuce in the serving bowl. Spoon the raspberry yogurt dressing over the top of the entire salad and then top with chopped pecans or walnuts.

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

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Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

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Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges Image

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges Picture

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges Photo

Asian Salad Recipe Mandarin Oranges

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