Saturday, June 5, 2010

Chicken Mango Salad

Chicken Mango Salad
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free, Soy-Free, Corn-Free, Peanut-Free, Vinegar Free

2 grilled chicken breasts, cut up into bite sized pieces
3-4 celery sticks, chopped
1 medium apple, cored and chopped
1-2 ripe mangoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 a sweet onion, finely chopped (optional)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

1/4 cup lime juice
2 tbsp olive oil
Apple juice (approx 1/2 cup)
2 tsp sugar

Romain lettuce (about 6-8 leaves) washed and chopped, as a bed for the salad.
Mix all the salad ingredients (except the romain lettuce) together in a large bowl.

In an 8 oz measuring cup, add the lime juice and olive oil. Fill with enough apple juice to make 3/4 cup of dressing. Add 2 tsps of sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved and all the ingredients are well mixed.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Chill the salad for about an hour, and serve over a bed of romaine lettuce.
Serves 4

Options: Replace the mango fruit with well drained cans of mandarin oranges

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