Grilled Chicken Summer Salad

Don’t spend a beautiful day in the kitchen! Prepare this fruity main dish outdoors in half an hour.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 8

8
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
8
cups salad greens (from 10-oz. pkg.)
2
medium nectarines, pitted, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1
red onion, thinly sliced
1
cup pecan halves, toasted
1/2
cup fresh blueberries
1
cup purchased raspberry-poppy seed or poppy seed salad dressing

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. When grill is heated, sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and pepper; place on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 2 Divide salad greens evenly onto individual serving plates. Top each with nectarines, onion, pecans and blueberries.
  • 3 Cut chicken into slices; arrange in center of each plate. Drizzle each with 2 tablespoons salad dressing.

Expert Tips

This recipe also tastes great with grilled pork or shrimp.

To toast pecan halves, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Or spread pecan halves in thin layer in microwave-safe pie pan. Microwave on High for 4 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. If nectarines are hard when you purchase them, place them in a paper bag. Leave at room temperature until they have a fragrant aroma and are slightly soft when lightly pressed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Cups
Calories
465
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
36%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.