Strawberry & Chicken Salad


Posted: April 22

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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The most perfect warm-weather salad is here! Strawberry & Chicken Salad combines tender savory chicken breast, sharp feta cheese, and bright strawberries. Adorned with a citrusy, nutty, and fatty dressing, this salad looks as good as its taste. Strawberry & Chicken Salad only takes 30 minutes or less to make, so you can have it ready for a sunset dinner on the patio in no time!


Ingredients

For the lemon poppy seed dressing: • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise • 1 tablespoon lemon zest • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice • 3 tablespoons honey • 2 1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste For the salad: • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, grilled, cooled for 10 minutes, and diced • 8 ounces baby spinach • 2 1/2 cups strawberries, sliced • 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped and lightly toasted • 1 large avocado, peeled and diced • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled • 1/3 cup red onion, chopped

Directions

Step 1

Whisk the mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, poppy seeds, and salt in a mixing bowl until well combined.

Step 2

Cover and refrigerate the dressing until ready to serve.

Step 3

In a large salad bowl, layer the chicken and the spinach.

Step 4

Layer on the strawberries, walnuts, avocado, feta cheese, and red onion.

Step 5

Pour the dressing over the salad contents, toss well, and serve.


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