Healthy Kids Orange Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

               
Enjoy an Asian-inspired chicken salad tossed with a creamy soy-lime dressing. Mandarin oranges, carrots and chopped peanuts make for a wonderfully balanced bite that will keep you coming back for more.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Salad
1 head butter lettuce, torn
2 cups mixed greens
3 Mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
1 carrot, peeled and thinly julienned
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup walnuts or peanuts
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each), grilled
Dressing
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce (gluten free if needed)
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp honey
1 tsp sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
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Directions
Salad
Dressing
Step 1

Assemble the salad: In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients except the chicken.

Step 2

Make the dressing: In a small bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk until blended.

Step 3

Slice or shred chicken and arrange it over the salad greens. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 298
Make this for: Gluten Free Heart Healthy
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Per serving:
calories:298
total fat:16g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:32mg
sodium:367mg
total carb:19g
fibers:4g
proteins:18g

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In need of a simple chicken salad recipe? The search is over as we have just the recipe for you! This Asian-inspired chicken salad combines sweet and juicy mandarin oranges, crisp carrots and chopped peanuts for a fresh and flavorful dish. The best part? This recipe can be ready in just 30 minutes! Low in both fat (16g total) and sodium (367mg), this recipe is a great option for anyone in search of a heart-healthy salad. In addition to being a heart-healthy recipe, this salad is also celiac-friendly as it contains absolutely no wheat products. Another great thing about this Orange Thai Chicken Salad? It is packed with 18 grams of protein, so rest assured you will feel full and satisfied after eating. At just 298 calories per serving, you can be sure to indulge in this dish guilt-free. Say hello to your new go-to salad recipe!

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Healthy Kids Orange Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
Salad
1 head butter lettuce, torn
2 cups mixed greens
3 Mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
1 carrot, peeled and thinly julienned
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup walnuts or peanuts
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each), grilled
Dressing
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce (gluten free if needed)
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp honey
1 tsp sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Directions
Dressing
Step 1

Assemble the salad: In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients except the chicken.

Step 2

Make the dressing: In a small bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk until blended.

Step 3

Slice or shred chicken and arrange it over the salad greens. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.

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