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Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken Salad

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Stress free dinner ready in just 15 minutes - hearty chicken salad with a sweet and spicy twist.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
1
tablespoon jerk seasoning
1/3
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon rice vinegar
1
bag (10 oz) ready-to-eat romaine lettuce, chopped (about 8 cups)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Coat chicken with jerk seasoning; add to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix sweet-and-sour sauce and brown sugar. Add mixture to skillet; cook over medium heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Stir in water and vinegar. Stir in lettuce to coat with dressing.
  • 3 Among 4 dinner plates, divide lettuce mixture. Top with chicken, bell pepper and oranges.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 210
  • Fat 3 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 410mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

Using chicken breast tenders makes the cooking quick and easy. No preparation is needed, and the chicken breast tenders cook faster than boneless skinless breasts.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/24/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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