Chicken-and-Fruit Salad

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.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Chill: 8 Hours


Ingredients

  • 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
  • Orange-Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Lettuce leaves

Preparation

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients; remove 1/4 cup marmalade mixture, and chill.
  2. 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.
  3. Cut pineapple into spears; peel jícama, if desired, and cut into 1/2-inch slices.
  4. 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.
  5. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade; drain pineapple mixture. Coat chicken and pineapple mixture with cooking spray.
  6. 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.
  7. Cut chicken and jícama into thin strips; cut pineapple into bite-size pieces.
  8. Combine chicken, jícama, pineapple, strawberry halves, and raspberries; toss gently with Orange-Raspberry Vinaigrette. Serve over lettuce leaves.
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