Grilled Chicken Salad with Candied Walnuts


Servings: 6-8 |Prep Time: 15 min | Difficulty: Easy

A delicious salad that combines grilled chicken with apple and grapes in a creamy dressing. Santé Candied Walnuts are a sweet and crunchy addition to this flavor packed salad.


For the Salad:

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)

  • 1 tbl olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 apple, cubed

  • 1/2 cup red grapes, halved

  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced

  • 1 package Santé Candied Walnuts

Apple Cider and Chive Dressing:

  • 2 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives

  • 1 tsp whole grain mustard

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper


Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, chives, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Toss chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper; grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until grill-marked and cooked through. Let rest for 10 minutes; cut into bite-size pieces.

Add chicken, spinach, celery, apple, grapes and avocado to large bowl; toss with Apple Cider and Chive Dressing. Toss with candied walnuts and serve.

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