Warm Apricot Chicken Salad


Warm Apricot Chicken Salad

Warm Apricot Chicken Salad

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at



This colorful salad is topped with marinated sautéed chicken.  It’s hearty, refreshing our nutritious.  Even our kids like the sweet and tangy flavor.

          Carolyn Popwell                                                                              Lacey, Washington


Warm Apricot Chicken Salad Recipe

Warm Apricot Chicken Salad

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips

2 Tbsp. orange marmalade

1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce

6 fresh apricots, sliced

2 tsp. grated orange peel

½ lb. fresh spinach, stems removed

1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned

1 Tbsp. canola oil

¼ cup ranch salad dressings

¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted


In a large bowl, combine the chicken, marmalade and soy sauce.  Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.

Meanwhile, toss apricots and orange peel.  Place spinach on a serving platter or four salad plates; top with apricots.  In a skillet, sauté red pepper and chicken mixture in oil until chicken is no longer pink.  Remove from heat; stir in salad dressing.  Spoon over spinach and apricots; sprinkle with almonds.          4 servings


(Recipe for Warm Apricot Chicken Salad was on www.tasteofhome.com, 2014)


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