Thursday, September 11, 2008

Mandarin Chicken Salad

Another great salad for a covered dish :)


2 Tbs butter or margarine
1 pkg (3oz) Oriental flavored ramon noodle soup mix
2 Tbs. Sesame seed
Sweet and Sour dressing
2 cups cut-up cooked chicken
¼ cup toasted almonds or dry roasted peanuts
4 medium green onions, sliced ( ¼ cup)
1 bag coleslaw mix
1 can (11oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

Directions: Melt butter in skillet over med. Heat; stir in seasoning packet from soup mix. Break block of noodles into bite-sized pieces over skillet; stir into butter mixture. Cook noodles 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sesame seed Cook about 2 minutes longer, until noodles are golden brown; remove from heat. Add noodle mixture and remaining ingredients; toss
**If taking to a potluck, toss everything except noodle mixture and dressing in a large container. Once its time to serve, add noodle mixture and dressing, then cover and gently shake.