Mandarin Chicken Salad Recipe

With the summer heat setting in, whip up a nice cool salad with chicken and mandarin oranges on one of those hot nights.

April 2008

  • salad
    The salad greens and bright oranges make this a vibrant salad.
    Photo by GettyImages/whitewish
  • salad

Yield: 4 servings

Make a salad on nights you are in a hurry, grill chicken breasts or cook a whole chicken and shred it for weekday meals.


  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and sliced
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 package (10 to 12 oz.) mixed salad greens
  • 1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup seasoned croutons


  1. In a large bowl, blend dressing and marmalade. Add chicken, red onion and salad greens; toss to coat. Gently fold in oranges and croutons. 

This recipe originally aired in the April 2008 issue of Heart of the Home.

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