The white-and-wild rice mix gives you a quick start on this satisfying fruit- and nut-studded salad.




  • Prepare rice mix following package directions, using very hot water.

  • Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk in 1/4 cup oil.

  • In large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Add chicken strips; sauté for 4 to 6 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned. Remove chicken to bowl; cover.

  • In large bowl, combine apple, scallion, celery, pecans and cranberries. Add hot rice, chicken, and vinegar mixture.

  • If desired, line a serving bowl with lettuce leaves; spoon salad into bowl. Serve immediately, or refrigerate and serve cold.

Nutrition Facts

406 calories; 20 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 44 mg cholesterol; 560 mg sodium. 36 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 21 g protein;