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Salad Recipes from AlansKitchen.comGrilled Chicken Salad with Macadamia Nuts

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 15 min.
Marinade time: 2 to 3 hrs.
Cooking time: 10 to 15 min.

Ingredients:

  • Marinade
    • 1 - cup soy sauce
    • 2 - Tablespoon grated fresh ginger
    • 1 - cup rice vinegar
    • 2 - cloves finely chopped garlic
    • 1/2 - cup water
    • 2 - packets Splenda
  • Salad
    • 4 - skinless, boneless chicken breasts
    • 1/2 - cup sliced celery
    • 1/2 - cup chopped red pepper
    • 4 - large leaves green curly leaf lettuce
    • 1/2 - cup coarsely chopped toasted macadamia nuts (saving some for garnish)
  • Dressing
    • 1/3 - cup mayonnaise
    • 1 - teaspoon macadamia nut oil
    • 1 - teaspoon fresh lime juice
    • 1/8 - teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 - teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a shallow, covered container, you want to mix soy sauce, vinegar, water, ginger, garlic and Splenda (R). 
  2. Add chicken breasts and marinade for 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade and grill or bake according to your preference. 
  4. After chicken cools, dice into 1/2-inch cubes. You will need about 2 cups.
  5. In large bowl, place diced chicken and stir in celery, red pepper and macadamia nuts. 
  6. In separate bowl, mix together mayonnaise, macadamia nut oil, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  7. Add dressing mixture to chicken, celery, pepper and macadamias then stir together thoroughly. 
  8. Serve on bed of green leaf lettuce and garnish with remaining macadamia nuts.

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