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Chicken, Cranberry, And Pear Spinach Salad

This chicken cranberry and pear spinach salad is a perfect lunch option that's light and flavorful. The juicy pears and tart cranberries complement the tender chicken and crunchy walnuts, making it a delicious and healthy meal.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Chicken, Cranberry, And Pear Spinach Salad

Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

for 1 serving

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

Salad

  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced into 1/2-inch (1 cm) pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pear, sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach (80 g)
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberry
  • 2 tablespoons toasted unsalted walnut, chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 993
  • Fat 70g
  • Carbs 39g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Sugar 23g
  • Protein 56g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Add the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. On a cutting board, season the chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  3. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 4 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, add the sliced pear, spinach, cranberries, walnuts, and cooked chicken, and dress with the vinaigrette.
  5. Enjoy!
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Chicken, Cranberry, And Pear Spinach Salad