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For extra fiber and a boost of antioxidants, serve Mixed Fruit Chicken Salad over dark greens.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2012


Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

30 mins
45 mins
Makes 7 1/2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 7 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.

  • Toss together chicken and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add vinaigrette; toss to coat. Sprinkle with pecans, and serve immediately.

  • *1 (8-oz.) can pineapple tidbits, drained, may be substituted.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

231 calories; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 5.2g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 22.5g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fiber 1.7g; cholesterol 58.5mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 141mg; calcium 30mg.