Recipe: Chicken and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

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Chef Lesli from Harmons shows us how to make a delicious salad using perfectly in season strawberries. For more information, go here. 

Chicken and Strawberry Salad With Balsamic Dressing
Serves 6

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil

4 cups torn romaine leaves
4 cups fresh baby spinach
2 cups quartered fresh strawberries
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced into half moons
2 cups sliced skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken
4 tablespoons coarsely chopped cashews
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

For the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Gradually drizzle in the oil, whisking constantly.

For the salad, in a large bowl, combine the romaine, spinach, strawberries, onion and chicken. Drizzle half of the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Divide evenly among 6 salad plates. Garnish with cashews and blue cheese.

1 Comment

  • Blake

    I don’t have a review but I do have a comment on balsamic vinegar…u do need to reduce this vinegar for any type of glaze. Even if u cook balsamic just by itself, it will be very sour & vinegar-y but after some period of time & heat, balsamic vinegar will tighten up into a syrupy sweet glaze…u just have to be patient & give it time. I make a balsamic glaze whenever I cook delmonico steaks indoors so I know what I’m talking about ;-) hope that helps! Will definitely be trying this recipe soon! 

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