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Summer Rice Salad

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Summer Rice Salad
Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes Number of Servings: 4
Actual Cooking Time:No cooking required Source: Family Circle
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey, Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
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This quick and easy salad is perfect for busy days.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp tarragon-flavored vinegar
1 tbsp honey-dijon mustard
1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
1/4 cup oil
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 (6 oz) box wild rice mix (like Sargento Bistro Blends)
1 gala apple, cored and chopped
2 large celery stalks, chopped
1/2 cup toasted pecans

Preparation:

In bowl, mix vinegar, honey-dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk in oil and set aside.
In large skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil over high heat. Add chicken breasts, cut in 1/4-inch wide strips; saute 6 minutes, until slightly browned.
Remove to bowl; cover. In same skillet, prepare 6-ounce box of wild rice mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine apple, celery, and pecans. Add hot rice, chicken and dressing. Serve immediately.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 276
Total Fat: 16 g
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium:
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 2.5 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 30 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes: