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Portuguese Chicken Salad

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Portuguese Chicken Salad was submitted by Joyce Lee Sproul, Bath, ME.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup cornflake crumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 egg white, slightly beaten
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut in 1-inch cubes
4 cups bite size assorted salad greens
1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
1/2 medium red bell pepper, cut in thin strips
Piri Piri Vinaigrette (recipe follows)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In shallow dish, mix together cornflake crumbs, cheese, paprika, salt, garlic powder and pepper.
  2. In separate shallow bowl, place egg white; add chicken, stirring to coat. Place chicken, a few pieces at a time in cornflake mixture, dredging to coat. On lightly oiled baking sheet, place chicken and bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for about 12 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease.
  3. On platter, arrange salad greens, cabbage and bell pepper. Drizzle 1/4 cup Piri Piri Vinaigrette over greens; top with chicken. Pass remaining vinaigrette.

Makes 4 servings.

Piri Piri Vinaigrette: Over medium heat, place small frypan. Add 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper and sauté about 1 minute or until lightly toasted. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, cook 1/2 minute and remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Whisk into mixture 1/2 cup tomato juice, 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro, 1 tablespoon chopped onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

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