Spinach Mandarin Salad with Chicken Recipe
Healthy Meal Sized Salad Recipe
You are going to love this spinach mandarin salad recipe with chicken. Its a rich source of iron and folate and makes a great meal-sized salad. Be sure to make extra and bring some for lunch the next day (it also tastes great eaten in a wrap).
Makes 6 Servings
What you need:
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (3 oz/90g each)
4 fresh mandarin oranges, peeled (or two 10oz/284 ml cans mandarin oranges drained)
1 bag pre-washed spinach (~1lb)
4 green onions, chopped
Whole-grain baguette or whole-wheat pita bread
Feta cheese (optional topping)
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
1/8 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/8 tsp paprika
2 tbsp vegetable oil or olive oil
4 tbsp red wine vinegar
How you prepare:
Grill or pan fry chicken in a non-stick pan and cut into pieces. While chicken is cooking place spinach, onions, and mandarin oranges in a large salad bowl. In a separate small bowl toss together all vinaigrette ingredients. Place chicken over salad and toss vinaigrette over salad along with feta cheese (optional) just before serving. Serve with a whole-grain baguette or in a whole-wheat pita bread.
Carbohydrates 52 g
Protein 45 g
Fat 10 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
We hope you enjoy this healthy spinach mandarin salad recipe with chicken!
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