Pacific Coast Chicken Salad

Here’s an easy-to-make dinner! Enjoy the fruit and nuts flavors of this wholesome chicken salad.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

DRESSING

1/3
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons oil
1
tablespoon white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon celery seed, if desired
1/8
teaspoon hot pepper sauce

SALAD

3
cups torn iceberg lettuce
2
cups torn spinach
2
cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
2
medium oranges, peeled, sectioned
1
pink grapefruit, peeled, sectioned
1
ripe medium avocado, peeled, cubed
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted*
  • 1 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all dressing ingredients; shake well. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all salad ingredients except almonds; toss gently. When ready to serve, shake dressing. Pour over salad; toss gently to coat. Top with almonds.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 2 Cups
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    90%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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