By Word Of Mouth's Lauderdale Orange Chicken Salad

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by love4culinary

This is a recipe from 'By Word of Mouth', a restaurant in S. Florida. Servings was not listed with recipe. Please add correction if you wish. Thanks.

Top Review by BeachGirl

This was a tasty light salad with a little sweet from the oranges and a crunch from the almonds. I put chicken salad on lettuce and topped with orange segments and sprinkled with almonds, rather than mixing them with the chicken. It is pretty enough for a bridal or ladies luncheon. Next time I may add a few red grape halves for color and an extra little sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Toast almonds on a baking sheet until lightly browned; approximately 8 mins.
  3. Peel the oranges, removing all the bitter white pith.
  4. Cut between the membranes to release the sections.
  5. Cut the sections crosswise in half and transfer to small bowl.
  6. Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  7. Add the chicken breasts and simmer over moderate heat until cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  8. Drain and let cool.
  9. Discard the chicken skin and cut the meat into 1/3 inch diagonal strips.
  10. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the celery, scallions and rosemary.
  11. In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise with the lemon juice, honey, mustard, salt and pepper.
  12. Stir in cilantro.
  13. Stir the dressing into the chicken salad, then add the nuts and orange segments and toss gently.
  14. Serve the salad with baby lettuce.

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