Pineapple Grilled Chicken Salad

posted by Linda in MO 07-12-99 2:48 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Pineapple Grilled Chicken Salad
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Fruit Salad
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1 (15 oz.) can sliced pineapple, packed in juice -- drain and save juice (reserve 2 T. for the dressing and the rest to pour over the chicken)
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 Tablespoon vinegar
1 Tablespoon honey
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
8 cups assorted vegetables (red leaf lettuce, green onion OR red onion, sliced carrots, sweet red pepper, fresh broccoli, cucumber, etc.)
salted cashews OR cocktail peanuts OR toasted, slivered almonds -- optional

Rinse chicken and pour pineapple juice over the meat (reserving 2 T. for the dressing).

Prepare all of your vegetables.

Drain meat and sprinkle with lemon-pepper seasoning. Grill chicken over med-hot heat for 15-18 minutes until juices run clear, turning once. Keep warm.

2 T. reserved pineapple juice
soy sauce

Mix well in a jar with tight fitting lid. Shake well to combine.

Brush some of the dressing on the pineapple rings; grill or broil for about 2 minutes.

Arrange vegetables on serving plates. Cut chicken into strips and arrange on top on salad with pineapple rings. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. Serve with remaining dressing.

"modified from Quick Cooking July/Aug. 99 pg. 21"
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