Chicken-and-Fruit Salad

Southern Living
Chicken-and-Fruit Salad Recipe
Make a colorful main dish salad by adding strips of grilled chicken to a mixture of fresh pineapple, strawberries and raspberries and topping with a tangy fruit vinaigrette.
Makes 6 servings


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3/4 cup orange marmalade
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
6 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
1 cored fresh pineapple
1 large jícama (optional)
Vegetable cooking spray
2 cups fresh strawberry halves
1 cup fresh raspberries
Lettuce leaves


Prep: 40 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours

Combine first 4 ingredients; remove 1/4 cup marmalade mixture, and chill.

Place chicken in a shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; pour remaining marmalade mixture over chicken. Cover or seal, and chill 8 hours, turning occasionally.

Cut pineapple into spears; peel jícama, if desired, and cut into 1/2-inch slices.

Place pineapple and jícama in a shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; pour 1/4 cup reserved marmalade mixture over pineapple mixture. Cover or seal, and chill 8 hours.

Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade; drain pineapple mixture. Coat chicken and pineapple mixture with cooking spray.

Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done. Grill pineapple and jícama 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Cut chicken and jícama into thin strips; cut pineapple into bite-size pieces.

Combine chicken, jícama, pineapple, strawberry halves, and raspberries; toss gently with Orange-Raspberry Vinaigrette. Serve over lettuce leaves.

Created date

December 2001