Cashew Chicken Salad with Mandarin Oranges

recipe
Iceberg lettuce holds up well and doesn't wilt or get soggy, even after being tossed with the dressing.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 2 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 300
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 10.1 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 33.9 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 588 mg
Calcium 54 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
3 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
1 1/2 cups fresh bean sprouts
1/2 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons chopped dry-roasted cashews
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.

Combine lettuce and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.

Abby Duchin Dinces,

Cooking Light

August 2004
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