June's Take on Wendy's Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

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June Campbell

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@campbelj-2876

A friend introduced me to the Chicken Apple Pecan Salad served at Wendy's Restaurant Chain. I loved it and decided to try to duplicate it at home. This is what I came up with. I think its delicious and comes very close to the Wendy's version, but at a much lower price!

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Serves:
2
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1
    chicken breast, cooked and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, toasted and lightly chopped
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/2
    red apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2
    green apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 c
    bleu cheese, crumbled
  • 1 pkg
    mixed salad greens
  • POMEGRANATE VINAIGRETTE

  • 1/4 c
    pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1-2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
    poppy seeds (optional)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make June's Take on Wendy's Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. To toast pecans the easy way, heat stove top in a nonstick frying pan. Shake pan frequently to avoid burning. Remove from heat when nuts are lightly browned.
  2. Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix well.
  4. Add vinaigrette to salad.Toss and serve.

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About June's Take on Wendy's Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy



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