Citrus Spinach and Chicken Salad-Gundersen Health System

Citrus Spinach and Chicken Salad
Makes 2 servings
Getting started Equipment you will need: mixing bowls, tongs Do right away when you get home: action step 1; gather equipment and set needed items out on the counter.
1 (3 oz.) chicken breast
2 cups fresh spinach
¼ cup mandarin oranges
1 green onion, sliced
¼ cup slivered almonds
2 tbs. feta cheese

1 Tbs. orange juice

1 tsp. olive oil

1 tsp. white vinegar

¼ tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

Whole wheat dinner rolls
Fresh fruit of choice


1. Grill chicken breast over medium heat until juices run clear. Slice into thin strips. Set aside.
2. In medium bowl, layer ingredients. Top with chicken breast strips.

3. In a separate small bowl combine ingredients. Wisk until combined. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.
4. Serve salad with dinner rolls and fruit.

Side items: whole wheat dinner rolls and fresh fruit of choice

Tips: Make more than 1 or 2 chicken breasts at a time, cube and use in sandwiches, salads and soups throughout the week. This recipe can easily be adjusted to serve more people. Figure 1 cup of spinach per person and ½ a chicken breast.

Shopping list: Green onions Chicken breasts 1 small can mandarin oranges Slivered almonds Feta cheese Orange juice Fruit of choice Whole wheat dinner rolls
Check for: Leftover spinach (from Frittata) Olive oil White vinegar Garlic powder Dijon mustard