Grilled Cranberry-Almond Chicken Salad

Grilled Cranberry-Almond Chicken Salad

Hearty grilled chicken salad – perfect for dinner that’s ready in less than an hour.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing*
3/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
2
teaspoons poppy seed
Salad
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lb)
Cooking spray
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
cups bite-size pieces iceberg lettuce
3
cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce
1/2
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
1/2
cup dried cranberries
6
tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients with wire whisk. Reserve 3/4 cup dressing for the salad.
  2. Spray chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt. Cover and grill chicken over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once and brushing occasionally with remaining dressing, until juice is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°). Discard any remaining dressing used for brushing. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch slices.
  3. Divide lettuces among 6 individual serving plates. Top with chicken. Drizzle reserved 3/4 cup dressing over salads. Sprinkle with cheese, cranberries and almonds.
Makes 6 servings
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*1 cup purchased creamy poppy seed dressing or coleslaw dressing can be substituted for the dressing recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 300),
  • Total Fat 34g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 580mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.