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Turkey Barley Mandarin Salad

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 45


4–5 tbsp sesame oil salad dressing
2 cups hot cooked pearl barley - cooking directions below
11 oz mandarin oranges, undrained
1½ cups turkey or chicken, cubed, cooked
½ cup celery, sliced
¼ cup green onions, sliced
3½ cups fresh salad greens, torn
Crunchy oriental noodles, for garnish


Drizzle salad dressing over hot cooked barley; toss gently to coat.

Cover barley and refrigerate until cool.

To assemble salad, drain mandarin oranges, reserving 2 tablespoons of liquid.

Combine mandarin oranges, 2 tablespoons reserved orange liquid, cooled barley, turkey, celery and green onions.

Toss gently.

Arrange salad greens on 4 dinner plates.

Mound barley salad over greens.

Sprinkle each serving with crunchy noodles if desired.

---Pearl Barley---

Place ¾ cup of pearl barley, 2¼ cups water and ½ teaspoon of salt in medium saucepan.

Bring to boil.

Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 45 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Makes 2½–3 cups.

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