Nectarine Chicken Salad

When guests come for lunch or dinner in the warm summer months, this attractive, colorful salad is perfect. The dressing is refreshingly tart.


4 servings


1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon granulated (white) sugar
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
6 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and sliced
5 medium ripe nectarines, thinly sliced


In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the lime juice, sugar, thyme, oil and garlic; shake well.

On a serving platter, arrange salad greens, chicken and nectarines. Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1 1/2 cup): Calories 266, Fat 7 g (Saturated Fat 1 g), Cholesterol 63 mg, Sodium 76 mg, Carbohydrate 27 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 26 g.

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