Orange Glazed Chicken Salad

Orange glazed chicken salad is a vibrant and flavorful dish that combines juicy chicken coated in a sweet and tangy orange glaze with crisp greens, refreshing vegetables, and crunchy toppings.

How to make Orange Glazed Chicken Salad?

Here’s how to make Orange Glazed Chicken Salad:

Ingredients:

For the Chicken:

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

For the Salad:

  • 4 cups mixed greens (spinach, arugula, romaine, etc.)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds or walnuts

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine soy sauce, orange juice, brown sugar, honey, ginger paste, garlic powder, and black pepper. Add the chicken slices and marinate for at least 30 minutes, or preferably overnight.
  2. Dredge the marinated chicken in cornstarch. Heat a pan with oil and cook the chicken until golden brown and cooked through. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together olive oil, orange juice, rice vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, ginger paste, salt, and pepper. Shake until well combined.
  4. Toss together mixed greens, carrots, bell pepper, red onion, and feta cheese. Drizzle with the dressing and toss gently.
  5. Arrange the cooked chicken slices on top of the salad. Sprinkle with toasted almonds or walnuts for added crunch.
  6. Serve the salad immediately and taste the sweet and tangy flavors of the orange glaze with the fresh greens and crunchy toppings.

This orange glazed chicken salad recipe is delicious for any occasion. It’s perfect for a light lunch, a satisfying dinner, or a picnic treat.

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