Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Take a break from boring old chicken salad and make this Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad Recipe. The tangy dijon mustard and sweet mandarin oranges take this chicken salad to the next level! With just 5 ingredients this makes a great nutritious lunch or dinner and can be made into a Whole30 compliant recipe.

Course: Main Course
Servings: 6
Author: WonkyWonderful
Ingredients
Chicken
  • 2 Lbs Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (pounded to equal thickness)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt/pepper
Chicken Salad
  • 4 Celery Stalks (chopped)
  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons Stone Ground Dijon Mustard
  • Salt/Pepper to taste
  • 5 Cutie Mandarin Oranges (peeled & segmented)
Instructions
Chicken
  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF

    Coat chicken breasts with olive oil, salt and pepper then transfer to a roasting dish.

    Roast for 25-30 minutes or until 165ºF internal temperature. (time will vary depending on thickness of chicken)

    Let cool then chop or shred chicken.

Chicken Salad
  1. Combine chopped chicken, chopped celery, mayo, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir until combine.

    Add mandarin oranges then gently stir.

Recipe Notes

To make this chicken salad Whole30 compliant, use organic free range chicken, compliant or homemade mayo, compliant mustard.