• 19 Ratings

Mandarin oranges, toasted almonds, and celery enliven chicken salad with bursts of wonderful color and flavor.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups water, chopped celery, onion, carrot, thyme, and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add chicken; cover and simmer until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Transfer chicken to a bowl; let cool, then shred with 2 forks. Discard contents of pan.

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  • Stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice, and mustard in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in chicken, sliced celery, and almonds. Gently fold in orange segments.

  • Cut 1 inch from top of each pita to open pocket. Fill each pita with 1 lettuce leaf and 1/2 cup chicken salad.

Reviews

19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0