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Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

This easy salad recipe is filled with chicken and mandarin oranges. It's perfect for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Cravings of a Lunatic


  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mandarin orange salad dressing use juice from oranges if you don't have this
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 cups lettuce I used different kinds, use what you love and tear it up
  • 2 cups mandarin oranges juice drained
  • Optional: mandarin orange salad dressing


  • in a skillet or pan, cook your chicken over medium heat in a little bit of olive oil.
  • Stir around the pan while it browns, about 3 minutes into it add the teriyaki sauce.
  • Let that cook for a couple of minutes then add your salad dressing. Cook until the dressing absorbs into the chicken.
  • Depending on the size you've cut your pieces and your stove, it should take about 5 to 8 minutes total to cook.
  • Place your lettuce in a giant bowl.
  • Lay your chicken over top.
  • Then lay your mandarin oranges over top.
  • Drizzle with dressing if you like.
  • Serve with a big old citrus-y smile!