Fruity Chicken Salad with Toasted Walnuts and White Grape Juice Vinaigrette

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cindy sandberg

By
@cindyLs

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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)

How to Make Fruity Chicken Salad with Toasted Walnuts and White Grape Juice Vinaigrette

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.

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About Fruity Chicken Salad with Toasted Walnuts and White Grape Juice Vinaigrette

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




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