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Fruited Chicken Tossed Salad Recipe

Fruited Chicken Tossed Salad Recipe

Almonds add crunch to this refreshing salad from Dennis Vitale of New Preston, Connecticut. A homemade citrus dressing complements chicken, peach, and apricot sliced tossed with lettuce and spinach.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups torn iceberg lettuce
  • 1-1/2 cups torn spinach
  • 1 cup julienned cooked chicken
  • 1 medium peach, sliced
  • 1 medium apricot, sliced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • CITRUS SALAD DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, spinach, chicken, peach, apricot and almonds. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad and gently toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.