Tested till perfect Warm Spanish Chicken Salad

Warm Spanish Chicken Salad

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2009

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 2 2boneless skinless chicken breastboneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppaprika
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1 each 1eachsweet red and green pepper, cut into 3/4-inch wide strips
  • 6 cups 6cupsloosely packed mixed baby salad greens
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupthinly sliced sweet onionsweet onions
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupquartered pimento stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuptoasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupcrumbled feta cheese

Sherry Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspDijon mustard
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
  • 1 pinch 1pinchgranulated sugar
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Preparation

In bowl, toss together chicken, oil, paprika, salt and pepper; transfer to foil-lined baking sheet. Add red and green peppers; bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until peppers are tender and chicken is no longer pink inside, about 35 minutes. Let chicken cool enough to handle; thinly slice crosswise.

In large bowl, combine salad greens, onion, olives, almonds, chicken and peppers.

Sherry Vinaigrette: In small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and sugar; pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

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Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 280 pro 20g total fat 19g sat. fat 4g
carb 10g fibre 3g chol 48mg sodium 487mg
potassium 607mg

% RDI:

calcium 12 iron 12 vit A 32 vit C 137
folate 40
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