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Mandarin Orange Chicken with Asian Noodles

Mandarin Orange Chicken with Asian Noodles

6.8 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 Red/Orange, 1 oz eq whole grains


Recipe Yield: 124 6.8 oz-servings
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Amount Item
15 1/2  lb Diced chicken, fully cooked, IQF, 1/2" squares
1  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
2  bags Foothill Farms® Mandarin Orange Sauce Mix (#V428)
6 2/5  lb Red peppers, raw, large chop
6  lb Spaghetti, whole grain
3  qts Hot water (180°-190°F)
3  bags Foothill Farms® Asian Noodle Seasoning (#S141)


  1. To prepare chicken: Thaw chicken in cooler overnight or until fully thawed.
  2. To prepare sauce: Pour hot water into mixing container. Pour contents of both packages of Sauce Mix into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is dissolved and sauce is smooth. Set aside.
  3. Divide chicken and peppers evenly among three full size steamtable pans. Pour sauce evenly over chicken and peppers.
  4. Place in 350°F convection oven 15 - 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  5. To prepare noodles: Cook noodles according to al dente package directions. Drain and rinse in cool water to stop cooking. While noodles are cooking, add contents of Noodle Seasoning packets to 3 qt hot water. Mix well and let sauce sit at least 5 minutes. Pour sauce over noodles and toss to coat. Sauce will absorb into noodles. Divide noodles equally among 3 half pans for service.
  6. Remove from oven and place product in warming cabinet until served. Ensure that hot food is held at a temperature above 140°F.
  7. Serve 1/2 c Asian Noodles with 4 oz Mandarin Orange Chicken.
  8. FOR FULL K-12 SCHOOL LUNCH MENU: Serve with green beans, baby carrots, pineapple tidbits and low fat milk to equal 2 M/MA, 2 G/B, 1/2 C Other vegetable, 3/8 C Red Orange Vegetable, 1/2 C Fruit, 1 Milk. Nutritional Information: Calories - 627, Sodium - 708, Fat - 6.16 or 8.8%, Sat Fat - 2.42 or 3.5% when Mandarin Orange Chicken with Noodles is served with sides.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6.8 oz
Amounts Per Serving
Calories 245
Calories from Fat 34

  Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 389mg 16%
Potassium mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11%
  Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  Sugars 2g  
Protein 23g  
  Per Serving   Per Serving
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 2 % Iron 20 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
  Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300mg 375mg
  Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9     Carbohydrate 4     Protein 4