Chicken Berry Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

The Citrus Vinaigrette is a perfect foil for the chicken, berries and pecans in this main dish salad. Serve at a summer luncheon or pack the ingredients separately to bring to a picnic. Photo credit: Sommer Collier from A Spicy Perspective.

Serves: Makes 4 servings.
  • Citrus Vinaigrette:
  • Chicken Berry Salad:
15 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
15 mins Cook time
  • For the Vinaigrette, mix all ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Refrigerate 1/2 of the vinaigrette to use as dressing. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add remaining vinaigrette; turn to coat well.

  • Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

  • Grill over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through, turning frequently. Cut chicken into thin slices.

  • Toss spinach, berries and pecans in large bowl. Divide among 4 plates. Arrange chicken over salad. Whisk reserved vinaigrette. Drizzle over salads.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 439Calories: 439Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Sodium: 208mgProtein: 29g
  • Total Fat: 27gFiber: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g