Main Dishes

Southern Chicken and Rice Salad

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This light Southern Chicken and Rice Salad is a satisfying dish that's perfect for easy summer dinners or a fancier lunch with the ladies. The marinated chicken, sweet fruit, crunchy almonds, and hearty brown rice, offer a variety of flavors and textures for the ultimate crowd-pleasing dish!

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For the Chicken::
1.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins
1 T olive oil
1 T toasted sesame oil
2 T rice vinegar
2 T orange juice
For the Salad::
3 c cooked brown rice
8 oz pineapple chunks
15 oz mandarin oranges
1 c. halved red grapes
1 c diced celery
1/4 c mayonnaise
1/4 c sour cream
1/2 c slivered almonds

Prepare the chicken at least 1 hour in advance (or overnight):

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and orange juice. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and place chicken in a...
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Nutritions

Calories
839

Sodium
755mg
31% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
21g
42% DV

Carbs
157g
53% DV

Fiber
9g
37% DV