Berry Chicken Salad + Slowly Candied Almonds
So, this is (I think) the minute salad recipe I’ve ever posted on the blog! It’s non because nosotros never consume salad, it’s simply that our salads are commonly in addition to therefore ho-hum that they’re non worth posting on the blog. This berry chicken salad is definitely caput in addition to shoulders inwards a higher house the salads I commonly make! This fourth dimension of year, I’m e’er craving fresh fruit. Last calendar week I constitute strawberries for $2.49/lb (boo yah!) in addition to blueberries for $3.99/lb, in addition to I knew this salad was meant to be. I e’er gild berry salads whenever I detect them on the carte du jour at restaurants, in addition to they are my favorite! I also whipped upwardly some quick in addition to slow candied almonds to brand this salad extra special.
As a warning, these candied almonds are incredibly addictive, in addition to therefore travel warned that y’all should likely brand twice equally many equally y’all require if y’all desire whatsoever of them to arrive to your salad. I had never fifty-fifty idea of making them myself, but when I saw them on my friend Jamielyn’s blog in addition to realized how slow they were, I decided to laissez passer them a try. They were seriously in addition to therefore slow to brand (although they exercise require a lilliputian supervision) in addition to unbelievably delicious. They laissez passer the salad such a squeamish crunch, too!
This salad is perfect for a quick in addition to slow dejeuner or a calorie-free dinner!
for the candied almonds:
1/2 loving cup sliced almonds
ii tablespoons sugar
ii tablespoons dark-brown sugar
ane teaspoon cinnamon
for the salads:
bound mix or babe lettuce mix
chopped cooked chicken (I used rotisserie in addition to added most 1/4 loving cup per salad)
- To brand the candied almonds, add together the almonds in addition to carbohydrate to a minor skillet.
- Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the carbohydrate begins to melt.
- Continue to stir constantly until all of the carbohydrate is melted in addition to coats the almonds.
- Remove from oestrus in addition to toss amongst the cinnamon.
- Spread the almonds on a canvass of foil in addition to allow them to cool completely earlier serving.
- To brand the salads, layer bound mix, chicken, berries, in addition to almonds, in addition to overstep amongst dressing. Enjoy!