Food Friday: Sesame Chicken Spinach Salad

Today is another installment in our wildly popular summer salad series....

Summer Salads
Delightfully Delicious
Splendidly Simple
N'crediby Nutritious

Sesame Chicken Spinach Salad

Salad Ingredients:
5 cups cubed barbecued chicken breasts *
2 cups seedless grapes (halved)
3 cups packed torn baby spinach
7 oz. fusilli pasta (cooked)
1 jar marinated artichoke hearts (drained and quartered)
1 bunch green onions
1 large can mandarin oranges
1 pear (thinly sliced and marinated with lime juice) (optional)
large spinach leaves for serving bed

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/6 cup sesame oil
1/4 cup sugar
2 Tbls. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 Tbls. dried minced onion
1 tsp fresh lemon or lime juice
2 Tbls. minced fresh parsley

*Marinade for chicken
Mix approx 1/3 each of the following ingredients:
Teriyaki sauce (soy sauce, ginger and sugar, OR any commercial brand)
Lawry's Mesquite-Lime Marinade
Italian Salad Dressing
Several dashes of lime juice (optional)
Sprinkle chicken generously with lemon pepper before grilling

1 comment:

Nat said...

mmmmm. Looks SO good. I love the recipe ideas you post! Your husband and kids are very lucky to have a gourmet chef like you.


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