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Raspberry Chicken Salad is an easy gluten-free meal is perfect use for leftover chicken. This light meal is ready in about 10 minutes!
Depending on where you are located, raspberries may be coming into season soon. Whether you grow them, buy them from a local farm or stand, or purchase them from the store, if you like raspberries you’re probably always open to new ways to use them. If that describes you, you’ll definitely want to check out this Raspberry Chicken Salad recipe.
Raspberry Chicken Salad makes for an easy light meal. If you have some leftover chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken, you can combine that with some mixed greens, raspberries and goat cheese and in about 10 minutes you’ll have a tasty gluten-free meal.
This dish tastes great with the homemade Lemon Balsamic salad dressing recipe included below but you can use a ready-to-use salad dressing if you need to or want to.
Here’s how to make Raspberry Chicken Salad.
Raspberry Chicken Mixed Green Salad
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: n/a
- measuring cup
- measuring spoons
- cutting board
- mason jar (Some mason jars come with a metal ring and lid, or a metal screw on lid. I prefer the plastic mason jar lids if I’m storing anything in the jar.)
- 4 cups mixed salad greens, rinsed and patted dry
- 1 lb. rotisserie or other cooked chicken breast, sliced
- 1 cup fresh raspberries
- 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
- salad dressing of choice
Optional Lemon Balsamic Salad Dressing Ingredients (shown)
- ½ cup lemon-flavored olive oil
- ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar
- ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- sea salt and black pepper, to taste
If using, prepare the salad dressing by adding all ingredients to a mason jar. Cover and shake until well combined. Set aside until ready to use. If you’re using store bought salad dressing there’s nothing to prepare here.
Divide the mixed salad greens among four chilled individual serving plates.
Top each plate with sliced chicken breast, fresh raspberries, and goat cheese.
Drizzle your salad dressing of choice over each plate.