Wild Rice-Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Raspberry vinaigrette adds flavor to this salad made with chicken and wild rice – a delightful dinner.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups cold cooked wild rice
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken
4
medium green onions, chopped (4 tablespoons)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
package (6 ounces) diced dried fruits and raisins
1/3
cup raspberry vinegar
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except vinegar, honey and oil in large bowl.
  • 2 Shake vinegar, honey and oil in tightly covered container. Pour over wild rice mixture; toss.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.

Expert Tips

Jazz it up! For a nutty flavor, toss chopped walnuts or pecans into this salad. For extra color add dried cherries or cranberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.