Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad

Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad
Blueberry Chicken Chopped Salad

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped fine
  • 2 c fresh blueberries
  • 1 c pecans, roughly chopped
  • 2/3 c red onion, diced
  • 1/2 c blue cheese (or any soft cheese)

Dijon Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/3 c olive oil
  • 3 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp prepared Dijon mustard
  • pinch each of salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and freshly ground pepper
  2. Heaet oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat
  3. Add chicken breasts and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, just long enough to make sure there’s no pink inside
  4. Transfer chicken to a plate to cool for at least 5-10 minutes.  Chop into small bite-sized pieces
  5. In a large bowl, toss lettuce, onion, blueberries, cheese, vinaigrette and pecans together
  6. Add chicken to the top of the salad and serve immediately

 

as adapted from www.oregonblueberry.com