20-Minute Mandarin Chicken Salad

Enjoy this skillet made chicken and noodle salad that’s ready in just 20 minutes - a wonderful dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (3 oz) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon sesame or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/4
cup dry-roasted peanuts, if desired
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
bag (16 oz) coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in seasoning packet from soup mix. Break block of noodles into bite-size pieces over skillet; stir into butter mixture.
  • 2 Cook noodles 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sesame seed. Cook about 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until noodles are golden brown; remove from heat.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix sugar, vinegar, oil and pepper. Add noodle mixture and remaining ingredients; toss.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.