Oriental-style Orzo and Chicken Salad

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Oriental-style Orzo and Chicken Salad
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 32 min.
Ready in
Calories:
350
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie350 kcal(17 %)
Protein19.11 g(20 %)
Fat10.96 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates43.9 g(29 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.59 g(5 %)
Vitamin A35.16 mg(4,395 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.36 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁0.44 mg(44 %)
Vitamin B₂0.32 mg(29 %)
Niacin7.53 mg(63 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate116.44 μg(39 %)
Pantothenic acid0.38 mg(6 %)
Biotin1.61 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C17.22 mg(18 %)
Potassium222.35 mg(6 %)
Calcium44.2 mg(4 %)
Magnesium44.28 mg(15 %)
Iron2.72 mg(18 %)
Iodine0.34 μg(0 %)
Zinc1.24 mg(16 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.96 g
Cholesterol26.34 mg

Ingredients

for
12
Ingredients
2 cups shelled, frozen Edamame
2 ⅔ cups Orzo
3 cups cooked rotisserie chicken (cold)
4 scallions (whites and greens cleaned and sliced thin)
2 medium, red Bell pepper (rinsed; cored and diced)
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil (to taste)
2 teaspoons fresh ginger (grated)
¼ cup Rice wine vinegar
¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
¼ cup toasted slivered almonds
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Blanch the edamame in boiling, salted water for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water and drain again. Set aside.
2.
Cook orzo in boiling, salted water according to package directions or until al dente. Drain well.
3.
In a large bowl, combine the edamame, orzo, chicken, green onions and bell peppers. In a separate bowl, whisk the vegetable oil, sesame oil, grated ginger, vinegar, soy sauce and hoisin sauce together. Pour sauce over the orzo mixture and toss to combine. Stir in toasted almonds.
4.
Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve cold or at room temperature.