Refreshing Summer Chicken Salad With Blue Cheese

TracyAnn By TracyAnn, 26th Jul 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/l6tuccf3/
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Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese is another great main-course salad. Great served with Garlic Bread. Very refreshing with a summertime meal.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 2 to 3 minutes
Serves: 4 to 6

Great Main-Course Salad -Chicken Salad With Blue Cheese

Ingredients
1/2 cup pine nuts or walnuts
2 spit-roasted or barbecued chickens
3 celery ribs with leaves, sliced
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp chopped fresh oregano
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 head or romaine lettuce
4 oz. blue cheese

Toast Nuts
In a dry medium skillet, toast nuts over medium heat, 2 to 3 minutes, or until nuts are fragrant and lightly browned, shaking pan frequently.
Remove Chicken Meat from Bones
Remove chicken meat from bones. Tear into long strips about 1/2 inch wide; discard skin. In a large bowl, combine chicken with celery and red onion.

Combine Ingredients
In a small bowl, combine extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, oregano, sea salt, and pepper. Beat with a fork to blend. Pour half of dressing over chicken mixture and toss to coat.

Plate It
Divide lettuce leaves among 4 to 6 large plates. Drizzle remaining dressing over leaves. Mound chicken salad on lettuce. Crumble cheese over chicken and sprinkle toasted pine nuts on top

Tags

Blue Cheese, Recipes For Summer, Salad Dressing, Salad Ingredient, Salad Making, Salad Recipe, Salad Recipes, Salads

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author avatar Retired
27th Jul 2011 (#)

Looks good...

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author avatar Denise O
27th Jul 2011 (#)

This sounds just yummy. I am going to pick me up a chicken or two today and make this. Chicken and blue cheese, how can you go wrong, I tell you. Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
27th Jul 2011 (#)

yummy article....

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author avatar Maria Malone
23rd Aug 2011 (#)

Well done, Thanks!

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