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Rotisserie Chicken Salad
with grapes and sugar snap peas

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With rotisserie chicken and a homemade vinaigrette, this quick and easy salad is a great one to add to your summer dinner rotation. We last featured this meal in 2022.



Balsamic Vinaigrette:
  • Garlic - 1 clove , chopped
  • Vinegar, balsamic - 3 Tbsp
  • Mustard, Dijon - 2 tsp
  • Honey - 1 tsp
  • Oil, olive - 3 Tbsp
Rotisserie Chicken Salad:
  • Walnuts - 1/3 cup
  • Rotisserie chicken - 1/2 , shredded
  • Cucumbers - 8 oz , chopped (use a seedless variety if available)
  • Sugar snap peas - 12 oz , chopped (sub snow peas)
  • Grapes - 2 cups , halved
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Italian seasoning - 1/2 tsp
  • Lettuce, spring mix - 8 oz (sub any salad greens)
  • Goat cheese - 4 oz , crumbled (sub blue cheese or feta)


  1. Toast walnuts - (This step is optional.) If you’d like the walnuts toasted, spread them out on a sheet pan and roast in a 400F / 204C oven until fragrant, 5 to 7 minutes, shaking the pan halfway through cooking. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  2. Make vinaigrette - Chop garlic. Whisk together garlic, vinegar, mustard, and honey. Add olive oil while whisking. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  3. Rotisserie chicken - (Skip if prepped ahead on Tuesday.) Take meat off the bone and shred. Use a knife and fork or your hands. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

  4. Cucumbers / Snap Peas - Prep as directed and combine. (Can be done 1 day ahead)

  5. Grapes - Halve grapes.

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  1. Toss chicken with cooking oil, Italian seasoning, and some salt and pepper.

  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add seasoned chicken and saute until warmed through and starting to crisp in spots, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Assemble salads with a bed of salad greens topped with cucumbers, sugar snap peas, grapes, and walnuts. Finish salads with warm chicken and crumbled cheese on top. Add vinaigrette until dressed to your liking. Enjoy!



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