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Chinese Orange Salad

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Ingredients
  Torn mixed salad greens 6 Cup (96 tbs), trimmed (Romaine, Leaf Or Iceberg Lettuce, Spinach)
  Navel oranges 3 Small, peeled, white membrane removed, cut into thin crosswise slices
  Sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Inch Thick Slice)
  Sliced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Whole blanched almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  White rice vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

In large salad bowl, combine salad greens, oranges, celery and green onion.
Set aside.
In 9-inch round baking dish or pie plate, combine almonds and 1 tablespoon oil.
Microwave at High for 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 minutes, or just until almonds begin to brown, stirring after every minute.
Set aside.
In 2-cup measure, mix remaining 3 tablespoons oil, sugar, rice vinegar and almond extract.
Microwave at High for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture boils.
Pour hot mixture over salad.
Toss to coat.
Mix in toasted almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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