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Chicken-Blueberry Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings
Serve a delicious one-dish chicken recipe that features fruit, greens, and savory grilled chicken.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 183
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 21 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 49 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 127 mg
  • calcium 48 mg

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients. Reserve half of mixture, and chill.

  2. Place chicken in a shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; pour remaining mixture over chicken. Cover or seal, and chill at least 1 hour.

  3. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 6 minutes on each side or until done. Cut into thin slices.

  4. Combine celery and next 3 ingredients; add reserved dressing, tossing to coat.

  5. Place chicken over greens. Top with celery mixture; sprinkle with berries.

Cook's Notes

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