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Springtime Chicken Salad

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Category: Vegetables, Sauces, Salads, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 x Chicken breast halves
  • 1 lb Fresh asparagus
  • Head iceberg lettuce
  • Lemon slices for garnish


1/2 c Lemon juice
2 tb Lemon juice
2 x Sm clove garlic, pressed
1 ts Oregano
1 ts Basil
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
1/4 c Slivered toasted almonds

VARIATION: 1lb of boneless chicken breasts can be poached with 1/4 c lemon
juice and water or broth to cover in a 9-in skillet. Place over med heat.
Bring to a boil slowly. Reduce heat. Simmer for 1 min. Remove from heat.
Cover. Let stand 20 mins. Remove chicken, pat dry and shred. PREPARATION:
Place chicken in a saucepan. Cover with water. Simmer for 20 min. until
done. Remove. Cool. Wash asparagus. Snap off stalks at the point of
tenderness. Partially fill a large skillet with water. Bring to boil. Add
asparagus. Cover and heat until water comes back to a boil. Uncover. Boil
slowly for 4-5 mins until spears bend a little when lifted. Drain. Cool.
With a knife, shred half of the lettuce. Place in a large salad bowl.
combine the dressing ingredients. Shake until blended. Drizzle half of the
dressing over the lettuce. Shred the chicken. Slice the asparagus into 2-in
diagonal pieces. Combine with the lettuce. Drizzle with remaining dressing.
Garnish with lemon slices. Serve, sprinkled with almonds, if desired.

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