Fruited Chicken Salad


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
10 cups torn fresh spinach
2 (11 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken


Combine first six ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Chill for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, combine spinach, mandarin oranges, strawberries and chicken in a large salad bowl. Pour dressing over and toss lightly.