Spicy Mandarin Spinach Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Mandarin Spinach Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Spicy Mandarin Spinach Salad

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"Between the sweetness of the mandarin oranges and the cayenne-spiced pecans, flavor explodes in each bite of this salad. Top it off with Chinese five spice mustard dressing to really make your taste buds happy."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Combine reserved liquid from mandarin oranges, canola oil, olive oil, mustard, cloves, and Chinese five-spice powder in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; seal jar and shake vigorously until the dressing emulsifies.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir pecans and sugar into the butter; let simmer until hot, 1 to 2 minutes. Season the pecans with rosemary and cayenne pepper; continue cooking another 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and drain pecans on a plate lined with paper towels.
  3. Toss spinach leaves and green onion together in a large mixing bowl; top with mandarin oranges and pecans. Drizzle dressing over the salad to serve.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 373 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 35.4 g
  • 54%
  • Fiber
  • 3.5 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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