Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Turkey, Mandarin and Poppy Seed Salad

A colorful dish - great for using leftover Thanksgiving turkey, or anytime!

Author: National Turkey Federation -
Date: November 20, 2012

Suggestions: Use leftover or pre-cooked turkey.

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x (approx. 2 cup servings)

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins


    1/4 cup orange juice
    1 1/2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
    1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
    1 1/2 tsp olive oil
    1 tsp Dijon-style mustard
    1/8 tsp pepper
    5 cup red leaf lettuce, washed, dried, chilled and torn
    2 cup baby spinach leaves, washed, dried, chilled and torn
    0.23 kg cooked skinless turkey breast, cut into 1/2-inch julienne
    1 can (10½ oz) mandarin oranges, juice pack, drained
    1 as needed, orange zest


    DRESSING: In small bowl combine orange juice, vinegar, poppy seeds, oil, mustard, and black pepper. Set aside.

    SALAD: In large bowl toss together lettuce, spinach, turkey, and oranges. Pour dressing over turkey mixture.

    Garnish with orange zest and serve immediately.


    If using mandarin oranges in syrup (versus juice pack), then adjust nutritional data.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:145 cals
Kilojoules:607 kJ
Fat:2.8 g
Carbohydrates:10.9 g
Protein:18.9 g
Cholesterol:47.0 mg
Sodium:69 mg
Saturated Fat:2.8 g
Fiber:2.1 g
Calcium:64.0 mg
Total Sugars:7.7 g

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