Almond Chicken Salad with Ginger Marinade
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Ingredients
  • Marinade:
  • 1 Cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root (or 1/4 teaspoons ground ginger)
  • Chicken SALAD
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 8 Cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/4 Cup chopped fresh cilantro; optional
  • 1/4 Cup diagonally sliced green onions
  • 5 fresh California peaches; divided
  • 1/4 Cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds; optional
Instructions
  1. For Marinade: In zip-top plastic bag, combine salad dressing, soy sauce, and ginger. Add chicken; close bag securely, turning to coat well. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. For Salad: Arrange greens on serving plates. Sprinkle with cilantro. Top with green onions. Slice 3 peaches and arrange on lettuce. Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade.
  3. Grill or broil chicken until browned and cooked through, basting occasionally with marinade. Halve remaining 2 peaches; baste with marinade and grill about 5 minutes. Slice chicken breasts and arrange chicken and grilled peaches on lettuce.
  4. In small saucepan, bring remaining marinade to a boil (this can be done on the grill, if desired). Add almonds and sesame seeds. Pour over salads and serve immediately.
Notes
This recipe serves 4.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/almond-chicken-salad-with-ginger-marinade/5735/