Fruit Salad with Grilled Chicken and Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing
 
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A sweet light salad made fresh fruit, topped grilled chicken and drizzled with a citrus poppy seed dressing.
Serves: 2 heaping plates
Ingredients
  • Dressing:
  • ½ cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tsp. distilled vinegar
  • ½ tsp. stevia or granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. Poppy seeds
  • 1 dash salt
  • **Salad**
  • 8 oz chicken
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • ½ cup strawberries, diced
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 orange or Mandarin orange, peeled,cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup pineapple, sliced into thin pieces
  • 2 Tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup poppy seed dressing
Instructions
  1. For Salad Dressing: In a bowl, add all the ingredients and whisk together until combined. Makes ¾ cups
  2. For Salad: Marinate chicken in ¼ cup poppy seed dressing for 1 - 4 hours.
  3. Heat grill to medium. Cook chicken for about 7 minutes per side until no longer pink.
  4. Meanwhile on two plates, evenly dived the lettuce, strawberries, blueberries, orange, pineapple and walnuts. Add 4 oz chicken to each plate.
  5. Top with 2 Tbsp. of poppy seed dressing to each salad.
Notes
Calories for salad with dressing: 281, Fat: 8.1, Sodium: 86, Potassium: 698, Carbs: 25.6, Fiber: 6.2, Sugar: 17, Protein: 30.8


Dressing makes ¾ cups, serving size is 2 tbsp: Calories per tablespoons for dressing only: 14.2, Fat: .05, Sodium: .4, Potassium: 47, Carbs: 2.4, Fiber: .1, Sugar: 2, Protein: .03
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/05/11/fruit-salad-with-grilled-chicken-and-citrus-poppy-seed-dressing/