Chicken-Wild Rice Salad with Dried Cherries

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package (6.2 oz) fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice mix
2
cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey
1
medium unpeeled eating apple, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
1/3
cup chopped dried cherries
2
tablespoons soy sauce
2
tablespoons water
2
teaspoons sugar
2
teaspoons cider vinegar
1/3
cup dry-roasted peanuts

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook rice mix as directed on package, omitting butter. On large cookie sheet, spread rice evenly in thin layer. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix chicken, apple, bell pepper, celery, apricots and cherries. In small bowl, mix soy sauce, water, sugar and vinegar until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3 Add rice and soy sauce mixture to apple mixture; toss gently until coated. Add peanuts; toss gently.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This terrific main dish has a yummy combination of ingredients--turn up the heat by sprinkling in 1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
950mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
18g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.