Grilled Chicken Salad with Candied Walnuts

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Grilled Chicken Salad with Candied Walnuts

Grilled Chicken Salad with Candied Walnuts
Servings: 6-8 |Prep Time: 15 min | Difficulty: Easy

A delicious salad that combines grilled chicken with apple and grapes in a creamy dressing. Santé Candied Walnuts are a sweet and crunchy addition to this flavor packed salad.



  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
  • 1 tbl olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 apple, cubed
  • 1/2 cup red grapes, halved
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 package Santé Candied Walnuts

Apple Cider and Chive Dressing:

  • 2 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp whole grain mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper


Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, chives, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Toss chicken with oil and season with salt and pepper; grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until grill-marked and cooked through. Let rest for 10 minutes; cut into bite-size pieces.

Add chicken, spinach, celery, apple, grapes and avocado to large bowl; toss with Apple Cider and Chive Dressing. Toss with candied walnuts and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories 290
Total Fat 18 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 350 mg
Fiber 3 g
Sugar 9 g
Protein 16 g

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