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Grilled Chicken Salad and 2 Salad Dressing Recipes

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Category: Salads, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 4 md Boneless skinless chicken
  • -breast halves, (about 12-
  • -ounces)
  • 2 c Green and/or yellow wax
  • -beans,, optional
  • 4 c To 6 cups torn or shredded
  • -mixed greens;, (see list
  • -below) *
  • 4 c Cut-up fresh fruit;; (see
  • -list below) **
  • 1/4 c Chopped red onion;, optional
  • Toasted coconut;, optional
  • Cracked black pepper;,
  • -optional
  • 1 Recipe Ginger Vinaigrette
  • -dressing OR, see recipe ***
  • 1 Recipe Creamy Honey-Lime
  • -dressing;, see recipe ****


* Mixed greens: leaf lettuce, flowering kale, curly endive, or spinach.
**Cut-up fresh fruit: mango, carambola (star fruit), peaches, nectarines,
kiwi fruit, strawberries, or grapes.

Rinse chicken; pat dry. Grill chicken on an uncovered grill directly over
medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes, turning once. (Or, place chicken on the
unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 minutes from heat 9 minutes or
till no longer pink, turning once). Meanwhile, if using green or yellow
beans; in a saucepan cook the beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling
water for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. To serve. Slice the
chicken breast crosswise into thin pieces. Line 4 plates with mixed greens.
Top with onion, coconut and black pepper. Serve with Ginger Vinaigrette
dressing or Creamy Honey-Lime Dressing. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

***Ginger Vinaigrette dressing: In a blender container or food processor
bowl combine 1 cup papaya or apricot nectar, 1/3 cup rice wine or white
wine vinegar, 4 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot, 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil,
and 1/2 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper. Cover and blend till mixed. With
the blender or food processor running, slowly add 1/2 cup olive or salad
oil through the hole in the top, blending till smooth. Transfer to a
storage container. Cover and store in the refrigerator till ready to serve
or for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 1 3/4 cups.

****Creamy Honey-Lime dressing: In a small mixing bowl combine 1/3 cup
plain low-fat or fat-free yogurt, 1/3 cup regular or or light dairy sour
cream, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon peel, 2 teaspoons finely
shredded lime or lemon peel, 2 teaspoons lime or lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon
salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up
to 1 week. Makes about 1 cup.

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