Winter Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Dried Cherries

Winter Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Dried Cherries

Serves 4

This main course salad combines roasted chicken with rich nuts and tart cherries in a walnut oil-balsamic vinaigrette. A smoked finishing salt adds depth of flavor.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 large roasted chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup roasted chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1 Belgian endive, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted walnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked salt to taste
  • Frisée lettuce for serving
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Method: 

Place chicken, walnuts, cherries and endive in a large serving bowl. In a small bowl, whisk the walnut oil into the balsamic vinegar and season with black pepper. Pour the vinaigrette over the chicken mixture and toss well to coat. Season the chicken with smoked salt and toss gently to combine all of the ingredients. Serve over a bed of frisée lettuce.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: including 1/8 teaspoon finishing salt, 440 calories (270 from fat), 30g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 55mg cholesterol, 350mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 27g protein
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