Fruity Chicken Salad with Toasted Walnuts and White Grape Juice Vinaigrette

cindy sandberg

By
@cindyLs

I love fruit and nuts in a salad, and this one with it's sweet, fruity vinaigrette dressing is delicious!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

VINAIGRETTE

1/2 c
white grape juice
1/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1/4 c
grape seed oil(or olive oil)
juice of one lemon
1 tsp
honey
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 tsp
ground ginger(or 1/2t fresh grated)

CHICKEN

1 lb
boneless skinless chicken tenders
4 Tbsp
white grape vinaigrette(above)

SALAD

8 c
mixed salad greens of your choice, chopped or torn
1
med, carrot, grated
1
stalk celery, chopped
1 c
grape tomatoes, halved
1 c
grapes, halved
1 c
diced apple
1/4 c
thinly sliced onion
1/4 c
chopped walnuts, toasted
2 Tbsp
fresh mint chiffonade(thin ribbons)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For vinaigrette-combine all ingredients and whisk thoroughly or shake in a jar with tight-fitting lid.
2
For chicken-Marinate chicken in 4T of the vinaigrette, for 30 min. Saute in med. skillet with small amount of additional grapeseed oil until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and cut chicken into bite sized pieces.
3
For salad-Combine greens, carrot, celery, tomatoes, grapes, apples and onion and toss. Divide evenly between 4 plates. Top evenly with chicken and sprinkle with mint and toasted nuts. Drizzle with the vinaigrette.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Salads, Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy