Refreshing spring salad - the perfect lunch or brunch main dish. Serve a larger portion of chicken if serving as a dinner entree.
Chicken Salad with Nectarines in Mint Vinaigrette
- Ready in: 30 minutes
- Serves: 6
- Complexity: easy
- 1 c chopped mint leaves
- 1/3 c sugar
- 1/4 c white wine vinegar
- 1 t fresh lemon juice
- pinch of salt
- pinch of black pepper
- 2 c chopped cooked chicken breast
- 1 c seeded cucumber
- 1/3 c chopped pecans
- 2 T minced red onion
- 3 nectarines, peeled, pitted and chopped
- 6 red leaf lettuce leaves
- Blue cheese to taste
Mix chopped mint, sugar, vinegar, juice, salt and pepper.
Combine chicken cucumber, pecans, onions, nectarines and blue cheese and toss with dressing.
Top each lettuce leaf with 1/6th of the mixture.