California Raisin Chicken Salad

Just add a hot roll to make this raisin-topped vegetable salad into a whole meal.




    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
    • 2 teaspoons dried chives


    • 1 cup California raisins, divided
    • Salt; to taste
    • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (5 to 7 ounces each), cooked and cooled
    • 1 package (8 ounces) prewashed mixed field greens with romaine, endive, frisée, radicchio and carrots
    • 1 cup snow peas, trimmed and blanched
    • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
    • 3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
    • 3/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes


    In small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, chopped onion, chives and 1/2 cup of the raisins. Season with salt. Slice each chicken breast diagonally into 1-inch thick pieces. Arrange breasts on 6 lettuce-lined plates along with peas, onion rings, mushrooms and tomatoes. Sprinkle remaining raisins on top. Spoon dressing over salad just before serving.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 460 (51% from fat); Total Fat 27g (sat 3.5g, mono 14g, poly 7g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 80mg; Protein 32g; Carbohydrate 25g; (Dietary Fiber 4g; Sugars 20g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 210mg; Calcium 57mg; Potassium 678mg

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