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Apples, chicken, blueberries and pecans arranged on bed of greens with honey mustard salad dressing
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Fruit and nuts combine to make our Apple Pecan Chicken Salad a delicious and satisfying main dish salad. Drizzle with a homemade Honey Mustard Dressing and you’ll pack a punch of flavor in every forkful.
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled chicken salad recipe, pecan chicken salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 420 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Chicken:
Honey Mustard Dressing:
Salad:
  • 6 cups red leaf lettuce
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 1 Gala apple , cored and sliced
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ½ cup toasted pecans
Instructions
Chicken:
  1. Preheat grill for direct heat grilling.
  2. Season chicken breasts with ½ tsp. kosher salt, ¼ tsp. pepper and garlic powder and grill until chicken is cooked through, turning once. Let stand 10 minutes; slice and reserve.
Dressing:
  1. Meanwhile, whisk honey, Dijon, vinegar, olive oil, garlic, ½ tsp. kosher salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper until blended.
Salad:
  1. To assemble, in bowl combine lettuce, blueberries, apple, red onion and pecans and toss lettuce mixture with some (about ½ cup) of the dressing.
  2. Arrange sliced chicken over lettuce and drizzle with additional dressing.
Recipe Notes

Makes 4 servings. (8 cups tossed salad + chicken)

Nutrition Facts
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 750mg33%
Potassium 681mg19%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 3235IU65%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.