Quick and Easy Salad Recipes
Mandarin Chicken Salad Recipe


Mandarin Chicken Salad with Lime Poppyseed Dressing

2 large firm bananas
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
4 cups bite size mixed salad greens
2 cups bite size cooked chicken
1 can mandarin orange, chilled and drained
8 ounces pineapple chunks, chilled and drained
1 cup seedless grapes
1/2 cup coarse chopped pecans, toasted

Prepare Lime and Poppy Seed dressing ( Recipe follows). Cover and refrigerate while preparing the salad.

Slice bananas. In a small bowl, combine the water and lemon juice. Add bananas; toss gently to coat.

In a large salad bowl, place the greens, chicken, orange sections, pineapple chunks, and grapes. Add bananas.

Shake the dressing well; pour over the salad. Toss lightly to coat. sprinkle salad with pecans.

Lime and Poppy Seed Dressing:
3 T. lime or lemon juice
2 T. walnut or vegetable oil
2 T. honey
1 T. finely chopped fresh chives
1/2 tsp poppy seeds
Combine all in jar with tight fitting lid; cover and shake well, then refrigerate. (Will keep for 1 week).