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Strawberry Kiwi Chicken Salad Recipe

Strawberry Kiwi Chicken Salad Recipe

A special salad would be just the thing to complete a warm weather lunch, and Lori Nordhoff of Urbandale, Iowa, has the perfect complement. Strawberry Chicken Salad combines fresh fruit with cooked chicken to create this hearty fruit salad perfect for picnics and luncheons alike. Lori likes to add a handful of chopped walnuts for extra crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup poppy seed salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-3/4 cups) equals 344 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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