Strawberry Chicken Salad

strawberry chicken salad

By Trailside Elementary School Kitchen Manager, Amber Lucking

Makes 1 Salad

Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 oz diced chicken
  • 2 cups romaine/spinach mix
  • 1/2 of a cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh strawberries
  • 1 oz dried cranberries, optional

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Directions for Dressing:

    1. Toss together strawberries, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Let stand 15 minutes.
    2. Transfer the strawberry mixture to a blender and process until smooth, about 30 seconds.
    3. Start blender on low setting and gradually add olive oil in a slow, steady stream.
    4. Return mixture to bowl and whisk in poppy seeds.

Salad Directions:

    • Put all of the salad ingredients in a large bowl, add dressing and toss together.strawberry as chicken

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