Fruit, Chicken, and Quinoa Salad with Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing

Fruit, Chicken, and Quinoa Salad with Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing is a main course that serves 8. One portion of this dish contains roughly 24g of protein, 15g of fat, and a total of 336 calories. For $3.95 per serving, this recipe covers 26% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 129 people have made this recipe and would make it again. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes. If you have strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is brought to you by Prevention Rd. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 91%, which is tremendous. Fruit Salad with Grilled Chicken and Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing, Citrus Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing, and Citrus Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 8

Preparation duration: 15 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

¼ cup apple cider vinegar

1 pint blueberries

1 Tbsp dijon mustard

½ cup (2 oz) feta, crumbled

Juice of 1 lime

1 mango, diced

1 Tbsp poppy seeds

1 pint raspberries

½ tsp salt

1½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and sliced

1 quart strawberries, quartered

1 cup walnut halves

Equipment:

sauce pan

whisk

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

In a small saucepan, add quinoa and water and cook on high. Once it comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cover. Let cook for 15 minutes; remove from heat and keep covered for 5+ minutes. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool completely. Note: you can do this step 1-2 days in advance.Meanwhile, whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.Once the quinoa is cooled, toss it with the citrus poppy seed dressing in a large bowl. Add the fruit, cooked chicken, and walnuts; toss well. Serve chilled or at room temperature with about 1 tablespoon of feta crumbled over the top of each serving.

 

Step by step:


1. In a small saucepan, add quinoa and water and cook on high. Once it comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cover.

2. Let cook for 15 minutes; remove from heat and keep covered for 5+ minutes. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool completely. Note: you can do this step 1-2 days in advance.Meanwhile, whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.Once the quinoa is cooled, toss it with the citrus poppy seed dressing in a large bowl.

3. Add the fruit, cooked chicken, and walnuts; toss well.

4. Serve chilled or at room temperature with about 1 tablespoon of feta crumbled over the top of each serving.


Nutrition Information:

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338k Calories
23g Protein
14g Total Fat
31g Carbs
30% Health Score
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Calories
338k
17%

Fat
14g
23%

  Saturated Fat
2g
16%

Carbohydrates
31g
11%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
60mg
20%

Sodium
348mg
15%

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Protein
23g
47%

Vitamin C
102mg
124%

Manganese
1mg
84%

Vitamin B3
10mg
52%

Vitamin B6
0.9mg
45%

Selenium
30µg
44%

Fiber
9g
37%

Phosphorus
322mg
32%

Copper
0.45mg
23%

Potassium
763mg
22%

Magnesium
86mg
22%

Vitamin K
20µg
19%

Folate
76µg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.25mg
15%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Iron
2mg
11%

Calcium
111mg
11%

Vitamin A
407IU
8%

Vitamin B12
0.29µg
5%

covered percent of daily need
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