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CONVENIENCE FOODS
STAR IN CHINESE SALAD

This recipe is from "Semi-Homemade: Quick Marvelous Meals and Nothing Is Made From Scratch" by Sandra Lee (Miramax Books, $19.95).

SALAD CHINOIS

Dressing:

2/3 cup mayonnaise

2tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

1teaspoon ground ginger

Salad:

1can (10-ounce) premium chunk chicken breast, drained and chilled

2cups coleslaw mix without sauce

1can (14-ounce) chow mein vegetables, drained and chilled

1bag (5-ounce) prepared green salad

1can (5-ounce) chow mein noodles

1(11-ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained and chilled
To prepare dressing: In a small bowl, blend mayonnaise, soy sauce and ginger.

To prepare salad: In a large bowl, toss chicken, coleslaw mix and drained chow mein vegetables until well-mixed.

Toss chicken mixture with enough dressing to coat well. Refrigerate any unused dressing, and save for another use. Line individual bowls or plates with a small amount of green salad. Spoon chicken mixture on top of green salad. Garnish with noodles and orange segments. Makes 4 servings.

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