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Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad Recipe

Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad Recipe

This delightful main-dish salad has an easy sauce/dressing that lends a sweet-tangy flavor to the mix. "You can add or take away vegetables to suit your taste," notes Janelle Hensley of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, divided
  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons each chopped green, sweet orange and yellow pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine 1 tablespoon each of honey and mustard; pour over chicken. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, eggs, peppers, onion and sesame seeds; divide between two plates. Top with chicken. Combine remaining honey and mustard; drizzle over chicken. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 301 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 279 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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