20-Minute Mandarin Chicken Salad

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

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.