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Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Oranges and Pistachios

January 12, 2009 9:40:38 AM PST
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Serves 4

  • 2 1/2 pounds rotisserie chicken, skin removed, meat peeled from bone and roughly chopped (yields 3 to 31/2 cups chopped chicken meat)
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned, pith removed
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups romaine, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, toasted and roughly chopped (see page 346)
  • 1. Combine the chicken, oranges, onion, oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Set aside for 5 to 10 minutes.

    2. Add the greens and pistachios and toss gently.

    3. Divide among 4 plates and serve.

    Prep time: 10 minutes Total time 20 minutes

    PER SERVING, ABOUT: Calories: 315 Protein: 36 g Carbohydrate: 12 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 7 g Total Fat: 14 g Saturated Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 101 mg Calcium: 67 mg Sodium: 433 mg


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