Entrée Salad

Orange-Sriracha Cucumber Salad with Goat Cheese

no cooking required and 5 minute prep

Prep & Cook Time: 5-10 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Goat Cheese
  • Info
    ½ oz. Wonton Strips
  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
  • 2 Persian Cucumber
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 4 oz. Mandarin Oranges in Juice
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Mandarin Orange Sesame Ginger Dressing

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    377
  • Carbohydrates
    36g
  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Sodium
    363mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using chicken breasts, pat dry, and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using sirloin steak pat dry and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add steak to hot pan and cook until browned and steaks reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using NY strip steak, pat dry and season both sides with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add steak to hot pan and cook until browned and steak reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 9-11 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using mahi-mahi, pat dry and season both sides with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add mahi-mahi to hot pan. Cook until mahi-mahi reaches desired doneness (medium-rare to well-done), 2-4 minutes per side for medium. Consuming raw or undercooked mahi-mahi may increase your risk for food-borne illness.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain mandarin oranges. Trim cucumber and thinly slice into rounds. In a mixing bowl, combine dressing and Sriracha (to taste). Toss or gently combine spring mix, cucumbers, and mandarin oranges with Sriracha-dressing mixture. Garnish with goat cheese (crumbling with your hands, if needed) and wonton strips. Bon appétit!

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