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Whole Foods Sonoma Chicken Salad

Yield

6 servings

Nutrition: Per serving: 610 Calories (390 from fat), 43g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 100 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium, 17 g total carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 13g sugar(, 33g protein

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 5 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup pecan pieces toasted
  • 2 cups red seedless grapes
  • 3 stalks celery

How to Make It

  1. In a bowl, combine mayo, vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to dress the salad. This can be prepared up to 2 days ahead.

  2. Preheat oven to Place the chicken breasts in one layer in a baking dish with 1/2 cup water. Cover with foil and bake 25 minutes until completely cooked through. Remove cooked chicken breasts from pan, cool at room temperature for 10 minutes, then cover and refrigerate.

  3. When the chicken is cold, dice into bite-size chunks and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in pecans, grapes, celery and dressing.