Chicken Fruit Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


3 cups cooked elbow macaroni

3 cups cooked chicken, cubed

2 cups fresh peaches, peeled & cubed

1 cup celery, sliced

1 cup strawberries, halved

1 11oz can mandarin oranges, drained

1 8oz can pineapple tidbits, drained

1 8oz can sliced water chestnuts, drained

1/2 cup apple, chopped

1/2 cup golden raisins

1/2 cup pecans, chopped

1 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Shredded lettuce

Instructions: In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, orange juice, sugar, ginger and pepper; pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve on a bed of lettuce.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 1-cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 207 calories, 157 mg sodium, 21 mg cholesterol, 34 gm carbohydrate, 9 gm protein, 5 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 meat.

Serves: 12

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