I wanted something for lunch one day and nothing sounded good. I searched the cabinets and finally decided to make something up with things I had. It was a huge hit. I have taken it to several luncheons and served it at showers, etc.
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- 2 large chicken breasts
- 8 ounces orecchiette (or similar pasta)
- 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges (drained)
- 1 cup red seedless grapes
- 1/2 cup pecans (chopped)
- 1Cook chicken until tender. (I cook mine in a pressure saucepan). When cool, remove skin, debone and cut into bite-sized pieces.
- 2Prepare pasta according to package directions to al dente. Rinse in cold water. Drain well.
- 3Add chicken to pasta. Stir in grapes and pecans.
- 4Mix together dressing ingredients, blending well. Toss with chicken and pasta mixture.
- 5Gently fold in mandarin orange sections.
- 6Chill at least one hour.
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Nutritional Facts for Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1 (234 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 777.0
- Calories from Fat 356
- Total Fat 39.6 g
- Saturated Fat 11.9 g
- Cholesterol 79.3 mg
- Sodium 290.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 81.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
- Sugars 27.2 g
- Protein 27.0 g
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