Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe
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Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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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.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 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

Nutritional Facts

2 cups: 438 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 39g protein.


  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.
Originally published as Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad in Cooking for 2 Spring 2006, p55

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Miss Gloria User ID: 1005602 94087
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

"Love, Love this recipe. will make over and over again :-)"

Sharon Rooney User ID: 5734397 143438
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2011

"This is so good!"

danies User ID: 3598992 75972
Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"Very tastey I will make it always.I bought Briannas homestyle poppy seed salad dressing.And my chicken breast was left over from the night before so just took the poppy seed dressing pored a little on the chicken after warming up the chicken in the microwave. And I added sliced red onions. What a refreashing salad.Dee Nies Surprise AZ"

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