You will need about 1 to 1 ½ pounds of chicken for this recipe. Bake, grill, sauté or prepare your chicken however you enjoy it best. You can also use leftover chicken for this slightly sweet citrusy salad.

Duration: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges, drained (15-ounce)
  • 1 bag spinach (5-ounce)
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 1 beefsteak tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


In a large bowl combine oranges, spinach, chicken, tomatoes and almonds.

In a small bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt and pepper and immediately pour over salad.  Toss to coat.