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Maple Mustard Chicken Salad

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Maple Mustard Chicken Salad was submitted by Virginia Moon, Harvest, AL. Tip: Chicken may be prepared on the grill, also.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons mango chutney
1 tablespoon grainy mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 cups mixed salad greens
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds, chopped
Dressing (recipe follows)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow pan, place chicken and sprinkle with salt.
  2. In small bowl, mix together maple syrup, chutney, mustard and pepper. Spoon 1/4 cup of mixture over chicken, turning to coat; reserve remaining mixture. Marinate chicken for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat broiler; arrange chicken on broiler pan. Broil about 5 minutes per side or until fork can be inserted with ease. Cool slightly; spread reserved syrup mixture over chicken and cut crosswise into thin strips.
  4. Place salad greens in large bowl and toss with Dressing.
  5. Arrange chicken on greens; sprinkle with cheese and pumpkin seeds.

Makes 4 servings.

Dressing: In small saucepan, place 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add 2 chopped cloves garlic and cook over medium low heat about 30 seconds. Stir in 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper . Remove from heat and cool.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.