Delicious and Fruity Chicken Fruit Salad Recipe
Craving something refreshing and light? Try this Chicken Fruit Salad recipe! Perfect for lunch boxes, summer BBQs, or simply as a cool, tasty snack, it’s a unique and irresistible combination of chicken, crisp fruits and vegetables, and a tangy lime dressing.
• 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
• 1/2 cup cucumber, sliced
• 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
• 1/2 cup green olives
• 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
• 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
• 1/2 cup mandarin oranges
• 1/2 cup almonds
• 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic, chopped
• 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, bell pepper, mushrooms, and mandarin oranges.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper until well blended.
3. Pour the dressing over the chicken and fruit and toss to coat.
4. Top with almonds before serving.
This Chicken Fruit Salad is perfect for a light summer meal, or as a side dish. It’s also a great option for picnics or potlucks! Serve it chilled or at room temperature, paired with your favorite grilled food, or enjoy it as a healthy snack.
This delicious combination of sweet and savory flavors is rooted in Middle Eastern cuisines that often incorporate fruits into savory dishes. It’s a perfect, healthy way to add flavor and nutrients to your meals. Try adding different fruits and vegetables to mix things up and create an even more flavorful salad. Whatever you do, this Chicken Fruit Salad is sure to become a favorite in no time!