Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad

Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad

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based on 46 reviews
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15 min.
140 min.
6 servings

This gourmet Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad has a sweet and creamy dressing and the crunchiness of almonds and celery. Great for a summertime lunch or dinner.


  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) * NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 large egg, well beaten
  • 3 cups cooked, chopped, boneless, skinless chicken breast meat
  • 3 stalks large celery, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 1 can (11 oz.) Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 head lettuce leaves (optional)
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COMBINE sugar, flour and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan; gradually stir in evaporated milk, orange juice and egg. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until dressing just comes to a boil and begins to thicken. Remove from heat. Cover; refrigerate until cool.

COMBINE chicken, celery, nuts, dressing and green onion in large bowl. Gently stir in oranges. Cover; refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve over lettuce.

* NOTE: For a lower-fat version of this recipe, substitute NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Fat Free Milk for Evaporated Milk.

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Crunchy Orange Chicken Salad

A easy and wonderful tasting salad perfect for luncheon or a lite supper..

- KATHY GREEN from South Daytona, FL

Very Good

This recipe is perfect for a luch meal or a light dinner. Very good.

- M C from


this recipe is so yummy, being summer (and hot) this made a great lighter dinner

- Jennifer Shippee from GREENVILLE, NH


What a refreshing spring and summer dish, we enjoyed this and will make it many more times.

- Bruce Craig from MURRAY, UT

It's a Winner!

I have made this for my extended family, and it always goes over well. It is already becoming a family tradition!

- Linda Bake from JEWETT, OH

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280
  • Calories from Fat: 100
  • Total Fat: 11g (17% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (13% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 105mg (34% of DV)
  • Sodium: 115mg (5% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 17g (6% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (7% of DV)
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 45% of DV
  • Calcium: 15% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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