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Mojito Chicken Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenna Nickels
Added: Friday, May 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dressing: 1 can (15 oz) mandarin oranges in light syrup, undrained
3 tbsp sugar
2 limes
2 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves
1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
3 tbsp olive oil
Chicken and Salad: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
4 cups baby spring mix salad blend

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare grill for cooking over direct heat. For dressing, drain syrup from mandarins into small bowl; stir in sugar (set aside oranges for salad). Microwave on HIGH 10-12 minutes or until syrup is thickened and reduced to about half. Zest limes to measure 2 tsp zest; juice limes into bowl. Add lime zest, chopped mint, cayenne pepper and oil. Reserve 1/4 cup of dressing for brushing over chicken. Refrigerate remaining dressing for salad.
For chicken, season with salt and black pepper. Grill chicken, brush with reserved dressing.
For salad, toss salad blend with 2 tbsp of dressing; divide evenly among plates. Cut chicken into thin slices; arrange over salad. Top with reserved mandarin oranges. Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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