Save time by using store-bought croutons in this recipe, which reduces it to seven-ingredient chicken salad recipe that's ready in just the time it takes to chop the chicken and toss the salad. Top with grated Parmesan cheese for a bright bite of flavor.

Sara Foster
Recipe by MyRecipes September 2005

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Credit: James Baigrie

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
22 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°. Toss bread cubes with butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil; add sea salt and pepper. Spread cubes in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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  • Mix remaining olive oil and vinegar in a large bowl to blend. Toss in arugula, chicken, toasted bread, basil, and parsley. Divide evenly onto plates, and top with Parmesan cheese. Serve warm.

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