This wonderful summer salad that is a meal all in one with grilled chicken, strawberries, avocado, spinach, and romaine lettuce topped with a sweet poppy seed dressing.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
1 hr 10 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Poppy Seed Dressing:
Marinade:
Salad Ingredients:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Combine olive oil, vinegar, honey, sugar, poppy seeds, salt, mustard, and grated onion in a blender. Transfer dressing to a bowl or jar and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

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  • Combine Italian dressing and teriyaki sauce in a sealable container and add chicken. Seal and marinate at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before grilling.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Remove chicken from marinade and grill until juices run clear, 5 to 8 minutes per side. Remove from heat, let cool about 10 minutes, and cut into bite-sized pieces.

  • Toss grilled chicken, spinach, and romaine lettuce together in a large serving bowl. Gently stir in strawberries and avocado. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Top salad with dressing and pecans when serving.

Nutrition Facts

619 calories; protein 16.9g 34% DV; carbohydrates 29.3g 9% DV; fat 50.7g 78% DV; cholesterol 32.3mg 11% DV; sodium 1107.5mg 44% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2019
This salad contains a few make ahead components that lead to a beautifully composed salad in the end. I followed the recipe exactly besides marinating the chicken for 8 hours. No harm there. All the flavors combined were great with the poppy dressing. Read More
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