Tropical Chicken Salad

  • 15 mins
  • 10 ingredients

Ingredients

  • Tropical dressing (recipe follows)
  • 4 cups cubed chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup celery, sliced on a bias
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced on a bias
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts
  • butter lettuce leaves
  • Strawberries, kiwi fruit and toasted coconut flakes for garnish
  • pastry cups for serving
This is a delicious chicken salad with celery, green grapes, macadamia nuts, strawberries, kiwi fruit and toasted coconut flakes. The dressing is also very special.

Tropical Salad Dressing:
  • Combine the chicken, celery, grapes and nuts in a large bowl.
  • Stir in 1 cup of the dressing.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Mound chicken salad on lettuce lined platter or on individual plates.
  • Garnish with strawberries, kiwi fruit and coconut flakes.
  • To make the tropical salad dressing, place 1/2 cup cream of coconut, 1/2 cup red wine vinegar, 1 tsp dry mustard, kosher salt and black pepper to taste, 1 clove of garlic in a food processor and with the processor on slowly add 1 cup of vegetable or canola oil and process until smooth.

 

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