Citrus Chicken Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 45 min.
Zippy and protein packed—this salad really is the whole package!

Ingredients

  • Citrus Dressing2/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs orange juice
  • 3 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Salad1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1 6 oz bag baby spinach
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts

Directions

  • For citrus dressing, simply combine all ingredients in a blender and set aside.
  • Bring strawberries to room temperature. Wash, drain, and remove caps. Slice strawberries and toss with spinach in a large bowl.
  • Grill chicken breasts until cooked through on both sides. Let chicken rest for ten minutes before adding to spinach and strawberries.
  • Pulse citrus dressing in blender to ensure the dressing is well mixed. Toss chicken with strawberries and spinach while drizzling with citrus dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 319
  Calories from Fat 242 (76%)
(42%) Total Fat 27g
(20%) Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 19g
(6%) Cholesterol 19mg
(3%) Sodium 83mg
(13%) Potassium 457mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(14%) Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(16%) Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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