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Apple Pecan Chicken Salad #AppleWeek

A light green salad topped with sauteed chicken, apples and pecans.

Ingredients

For the Marinade/Dressing:

For the Salad:

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all of the ingredients for the dressing/marinade. Remove 4 tbsp to a separate large bowl.
  2. Place the chicken in the bowl with the separated marinade/dressing and toss to coat. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth to a large skillet over medium high heat. Once hot, add the coated chicken, apples and pecans. Cook chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Stir apples and pecans as needed.
  4. Once chicken is fulled cooked, remove from the pan and let cool until it can be sliced.
  5. Divide spring mix into 4 bowls. Top with sliced chicken and apple and pecan mixture. Drizzle additional dressing over salad as needed. (Top with optional craisins)

Notes

Apple Pie Spice can be made by combining 4 tbsp cinnamon, 1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, 1 1/2 tsp cardamom, 1 tsp ground ginger and 1/2 tsp allspice. Mixture can be stored in the pantry for 6 months to 1 year.

Keywords: salad, chicken, apples, pecans, fall foods,

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