Tested till perfect Spinach and Chicken Salad with Miso Vinaigrette

Spinach and Chicken Salad with Miso Vinaigrette

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2006

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  • Portion size 4


  • 8 8boneless skinless chicken thighskinless chicken thighs
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
  • 1 bag (6 oz/170 g) 1bag (6 oz/170 g)baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupsliced radishradishes

Miso Vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp 2tbspmiso paste
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspwater
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tsprice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspvegetable oil
  • 1 tsp 1tspsoy sauce
  • 1 tsp 1tspsesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspminced gingerroot
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Trim any fat from chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until lightly marked and juices run clear when chicken is pierced, about 12 minutes.

Miso Vinaigrette: Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together miso paste, water, sugar, vinegar, vegetable oil, soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger.

Slice chicken; add to vinaigrette. Add spinach and radishes; toss to coat.

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Additional information : Variation
Spinach and Chicken Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette:

In small bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp (50 mL) rice vinegar; 2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil; 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; 1 tsp (5 mL) each soy sauce and sesame oil; and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each granulated sugar and minced gingerroot.

Makes 1/4 cup (50 mL).

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 238 pro 27g total fat 11g sat. fat 2g
carb 8g fibre 2g chol 95mg sodium 525mg

% RDI:

calcium 6 iron 20 vit A 31 vit C 25
folate 45
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