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Strawberry-Orange Chicken Salad Recipe

Strawberry-Orange Chicken Salad Recipe

I first started cooking when I was 4 years old! This fruity chicken is light and tasty. I often serve it to guests for a special lunch.—Jerry Minerich, Westminster, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups torn spinach
  • 2 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 3/4 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 2/3 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 orange, cut into segments
  • 1/4 cup strawberry-flavored pancake syrup
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cashews or pecans, optional

Directions

  • 1. Divide spinach and lettuce among two salad plates. Arrange the chicken, strawberries and oranges on lettuce. Combine syrup and vinegar; drizzle over salads. Top with nuts if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 271 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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