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Fruited Chicken Lettuce Salad Recipe

Fruited Chicken Lettuce Salad Recipe

"This colorful yet simple salad is super on warm days," Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California shares. "To speed up the preparation, I like to use bagged lettuce greens."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 package (6 ounces) ready-to-use grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1/3 cup julienned sweet red or yellow pepper
  • 1/3 cup sliced fresh peach
  • 1/3 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/3 cup fresh blueberries
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, chicken, red pepper and fruit. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 301 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 941 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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