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Apricot Salsa Grilled Chicken Salad

Add sizzle to dinner salad with chicken hot off the grill and a peppy fruit salsa.

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Salsa

2/3
cup orange juice
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
2
tablespoons apricot preserves
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3/4
cup chopped red bell pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
1
teaspoon grated orange peel

Salad

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
6
cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens

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Directions

  • 1 Reserve 2 tablespoons of the orange juice; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, heat apricots and remaining orange juice to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until most of the orange juice is absorbed. Cool 15 minutes. In small bowl, mix reserved 2 tablespoons orange juice, the preserves and oil. Stir in apricot mixture and remaining salsa ingredients.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with garlic salt. Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cut chicken into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3 Divide salad greens among 4 plates. Top with chicken and salsa.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
140%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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