This delightful Strawberry Chicken Salad with Ginger and Garlic Dressing is wonderful on a summer day or any time. Ginger Garlic dressing and chicken make this a substantial, main dish salad.
It’s another great recipe from my friend and author Beverly Jo Noble in her cookbook “A Lifetime of Recipes“. Once a month Beverly sends me a recipe to share in my blog, always using seasonal fruits and veggies.
Makes 4 Strawberry Chicken Salad servings
Strawberry Chicken Salad
- 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 Tbsp. butter
- Baby romaine
- ½ red onion
- 1 pint strawberries
- 2 Tbsp. sunflower seeds
- Garlic-Ginger Dressing (recipe follows)
Ginger and Garlic Dressing:
- ⅓ cup raspberry vinegar
- ¾ cup walnut oil
- 1 clove garlic
- ½ inch ginger root
- ½ tsp. salt
- 1 Tbsp. sugar
Cut chicken breasts in strips. Brown in butter. With chicken still in pan, de-glaze with a few spoonfuls of dressing. Set aside. Wash, stem, and drain strawberries on paper towels. Slice onion thinly; soak in cold water for 10 minutes, then drain and dry on paper toweling. Arrange romaine on individual salad plates. Divide chicken and strawberries among plates. Add a few rings of red onion. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
Mince garlic and ginger. Add remaining ingredients and blend. Let stand at least 15 minutes before use; will keep up to a week in the refrigerator. Just shake to blend before using. Thanks again Beverly for sharing your Grilled Chicken Strawberry Salad with Ginger and Garlic Dressing recipe with us! Check out her book and grab a copy for yourself! A Lifetime of Recipes; you can find this recipe on pace 30 of her fabulous cookbook.