Strawberry-Chicken Salad

You can omit the chicken, add a sprinkling of blue cheese, and serve this as a strawberry side salad with grilled steaks.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes
Other: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

Ingredients

4 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
8 cups mixed salad greens
1 quart strawberries, sliced
2 pears, sliced
2 avocados, peeled and sliced
1/2 small sweet onion, diced
1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted

Preparation

Combine chicken and 1/2 cup Raspberry Vinaigrette in a large zip-top freezer bag. Seal and chill 1 hour.

Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 minutes on each side or until done. Let chicken stand 10 minutes; slice.

Place salad greens and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl, and gently toss. Divide mixture evenly between 4 serving plates; top with grilled chicken slices. Serve with remaining Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Note:

Mitzi Adkinson, Indianapolis, Indiana,

March 2004