Basil Apple Salad

Jean Moore

By
@jmoor

The ingredients sound strange but the salad is amazing!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

45 Min

Ingredients

3
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2
granny smith apples
1/2 c
thinly sliced basil
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh mint
3
chopped scallions with greens
1/3 c
chopped roasted peanuts (i use honey roast)

INGREDIENTS FOR DRESSING

1/4 c
lime juice
1 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
ample salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pound chicken breasts to similar thickness & place in a pan with water to cover , add 2 TBLS salt and ½ tsp of pepper. Simmer until no longer pink, chill in fridge if making later or add to ice water in a bowl. (You can use store bought rotisserie chicken, shredded into bitesize pieces too)
2
While chicken is chilling, mix lime juice, vinegar, sugar, remaining s & p, mix until sugar is dissolved.
3
Chop the chicken into bite size pieces, add to the apple mixture, then toss in the peanuts, basil & mint.
4
Do not over stir or mix, simply toss to cover with dressing.
Garnish with mint or basil leaves and serve.

About this Recipe

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