Tropical Chicken Salad & Orange Celery Seed Dressing

READY IN: 41mins
Recipe by Lou6566

We loved this back when Lazarus (now Macy's) had the little cafes in their stores. I bought one of their cookbooks and this was in it. Loved going there just to get this salad! Oh, and I did downsize the dressing as it made a huge amount. cooking time includes marinating time.

Top Review by Wilmom

This is such a satisfying, cool main dish! My crew doesn't care for red cabbage, so I substituted chunks of avocado in its place. Everyone loved it! Definitely a keeper!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make teriyaki marinade:
  2. Combine all ingredients.
  3. Marinate chicken breast for 2 hours.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and broil.
  5. Cut into strips.
  6. To make salad:.
  7. Toss together the greens, carrots, and red Cabbage.
  8. Place the broiled chicken strips on top of the greens.
  9. Sprinkle the coconut along each side of the chicken. Top with toasted almonds.
  10. Arrange the mandarin orange segments, pineapple, and orange slices in alternating clusters around the plate.
  11. Ladle warm Orange-celery seed dressing over the salad just before serving. Serve while chicken is warm.
  12. To make dressing:.
  13. Puree the onion in a blender with lemon juice. Set aside.
  14. combine sugar, dry mustard, salt and vinegar in a double boiler.
  15. Bring to a boil for 1 minute.
  16. Cool until lukewarm, then blend on low speed with mixer for 5 minutes.
  17. Add the oil, onion mixture, celery seeds and chopped orange, and blend at medium speed for 10 minutes.
  18. Bottle and store in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.

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