Warm Spinach Salad With Chicken and Apples

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2 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1 cup spinach mixture, 1/2 cup apple, and 2 tablespoons cheese)


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2 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
1/8 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray
1 cup chopped Red Delicious apple
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth
3 tablespoons apple jelly
1 tablespoon apple juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 small garlic clove, minced
6 cups fresh spinach leaves
1 cup chopped radicchio
1/4 cup (1-ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese


Sprinkle chicken with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Place a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Slice into thin strips. Set aside; keep warm. Toss apple with lemon juice; set aside.

Combine cornstarch and broth in a bowl; add to skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute; stir constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Add jelly and next 5 ingredients (jelly through garlic); stir with a whisk. Add spinach and radicchio; cook 2 minutes or until spinach slightly wilts. Divide spinach mixture between 2 plates. Top with chicken and apple; sprinkle with cheese.

Note: If radicchio is not available, increse the amount of spinach to 7 cups.

Created date

October 1997

Nutritional Information

Calories 425
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 13.3 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 6.4 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 37.7 g
Carbohydrate 41.8 g
Fiber 9.8 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Iron 6.8 mg
Sodium 779 mg
Calcium 383 mg