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Rotisserie Chicken Grapefruit and Orange Salad

Ingredients

1 whole rotisserie chicken, removed from the bone and shredded (1 lb of meat)
1/2 cup grapefruit juice
3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 tbs red wine vinegar
1/3 cup scallions, thinly sliced on a bias, white and green parts
2 tbs chopped dill
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp brown sugar
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
4-5 cups mixed salad greens
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 green pepper, cut into slivers
1/2 red, yellow or orange pepper, cut into slivers
2 whole grapefruit, peeled and cut into sections butter lettuce leaves for serving
1 can mandarin oranges slices, drained
This salad marries rotisserie chicken with grapefruit, scallions, tomatoes and green and red peppers in a delicious dressing.

  • Remove the skin from the chicken and shred about 1 lb of the meat from the breasts and dark meat, then place into a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the grapefruit juice, brown sugar, olive oil, red wine vinegar and garlic and mix well.
  • To the bowl with the chicken add the scallions, dill, salad greens, tomatoes, bell pepper. 
  • Pour the dressing over the mixture and gently mix well.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • To serve place heaping spoonfuls of the chicken salad mixture into butter lettuce leaves.

Servings

6

Prep

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy