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Nutty Chicken Dinner Salad

Nutty Chicken Dinner Salad

Strips of crunchy granola-coated chicken, juicy raspberries and toasted pecans over leafy greens combine in this refreshing meal.

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4
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1
bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® organic frozen raspberries
1/2
cup oil and vinegar dressing
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup or real maple syrup
4
Nature Valley™ cinnamon crunchy granola bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz box), finely crushed (3/4 cup)*
1
egg
1
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
bag (10 oz) or 2 bags (5 oz each) mixed baby salad greens
1/2
cup thinly sliced red onion
2
slices (3/4 to 1 oz each) Swiss cheese, cut into thin julienne strips
1/4
cup pecan halves, toasted ** or glazed

Directions

  • 1 Spread frozen raspberries on paper towel; let stand to thaw while making dressing and salad. In small bowl, mix dressing, chopped pecans, brown sugar, mayonnaise and syrup with wire whisk until well blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Place finely crushed granola bars on paper plate or in pie plate. In shallow bowl or another pie plate, beat egg with fork. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 3 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken to beaten egg; stir to coat. Dip each chicken strip lightly into crushed granola bars; add to skillet. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and browned on all sides. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 4 In large serving bowl, mix salad greens, onion, cheese and thawed raspberries. Toss, adding only enough dressing to evenly coat ingredients. Arrange greens mixture on individual plates. Place chicken evenly over greens. Arrange pecan halves on top. Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
750
(
Calories from Fat
440),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
49g
49%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 9 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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*To crush granola bars, unwrap and place in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; use rolling pin to finely crush bars.
**To toast pecans, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan in 350°F oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

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