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Steve's Chicken Peach Salad

Steve's Chicken Peach Salad

Ready in 20 minutes
19 review(s) averaging 4.3. 88% would make again

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Delicious, light chicken salad. Can be enjoyed year-round with canned or flown-in peaches, but also great for a spring or summer dinner with fresh peaches.

"Made this tonight with an unplanned substitution.

My wife came home from the grocery store with peaches that looked great on the outside, but when we cut into them, were really mealy. So we tossed them.

Fortunately, we had FANTASTIC strawberries (best ones we've had all year), and I'm here to tell you that coarsely chopped strawberries are a terrific substitute. Also added 3 tablespoons or so of finely diced red onions."

- stevemur

Ingredients

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2 whole Chicken breast; cooked (boiled)
2 medium Peaches; sliced
6 tablespoon Poppy Seed Dressing (bottled)
1 head Butter Lettuce
1 stalk Celery; chopped
0.5 head Iceberg Lettuce
0.5 cup Pecans; chopped
12 Cherry tomatoes

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

Chill plates.

Mix cooked chicken breast, peaches, pecans, celery with poppy seed dressing. Refrigerate.

When ready to serve, arrange salad on bed of Butter (or Boston) lettuce and torn iceberg lettuce. Garnish with pecans and cherry tomatoes.

Notes

Simple, nutritious, delicious salad.

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Verified by stevemur

I enjoyed this salad with a salad of baby greens tossed with olive oil and lemon juice. photo by divalicious divalicious

photo by K3zzaroo K3zzaroo

photo by stevemur stevemur

photo by stevemur stevemur

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"I recommend pairing it (i.e., SIMULTANEOUSLY) with this recipe  I generally use bottled poppy seed dressing, but this one would work as well." stevemur stevemur

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I liked this and so did my weight-watching companions when they came over for a visit! Fast, flavorful and really fun to tweak. None of us really like poppy seed dressing so I used a light dill-mint dressing and let me tell you did that ever make those peaches stellar! I also left out the tomatoes and added some dried cranberries to the mix. TY for the inspiration!
Corwin26 1 year ago
Easy, delicious salad.
stevemur 1 year ago
kmorris1220 2 years ago
Family liked it. Will make it again.
ShimaneSean 2 years ago
We love this light chicken salad - perfect for springtime!
scottcict 2 years ago
We didn't want to heat up the house so we grilled the chicken. Turned out great! Im gonna alter it next time with a few changes.
TheShayne 3 years ago
Will make sure I buy sweet, juicy peaches next time. Have made this before using mango and preferred it.
Heatherferg 3 years ago
With peaches out of season I made with dried apricots instead. Cubed a bag of them into the salad and it was still very good. Also used a s a leftover turkey alternative after thanks giving with pears.
katalia369 3 years ago
This is an easy to make excellent summer salad
wonderserena 4 years ago
Made this tonight with an unplanned substitution. My wife came home from the grocery store with peaches that looked great on the outside, but when we cut into them, were really mealy. So we tossed them. Fortunately, we had FANTASTIC strawberries (best ones we've had all year), and I'm here to tell you that coarsely chopped strawberries are a terrific substitute. Also added 3 tablespoons or so of finely diced red onions.
stevemur 4 years ago
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