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Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

From Caldwell, Idaho, Ginger Ellsworth sends this pretty spinach salad topped with grilled chicken, strawberries and almonds in a sweet poppy-seed dressing. Made in moments, it’s a refreshing lunch or light supper for two.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup poppy seed salad dressing, divided
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup torn romaine
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  • 1. Place chicken on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 15 in.). Combine broth and 1 tablespoon poppy seed dressing; spoon over chicken. Fold edges of foil around chicken mixture, leaving center open. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2. In a salad bowl, combine the spinach, romaine and strawberries. Add the chicken and remaining poppy seed dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 cups equals 438 calories, 22 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 386 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 39 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.