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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Strawberry Chicken Salad

You can omit the chicken, add a sprinkling of blue cheese, and serve this as a side salad with grilled steaks.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Other: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 4  skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • Raspberry Vinaigrette, divided
  • 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


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.

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