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Friday, October 1, 2010

Strawberry Chicken Salad with Hoisin-Sesame Dressing

 by Sean Paul


 This recipe makes extra dressing to have on-hand. Just add strawberries and the remaining ingredients for an easy side or main dish salad in a hurry.
Prep Time: 20 minutes   |    Makes: 6 servings
Chicken Salad
"�    1 pkg. Driscoll's Strawberries
"�    12 cooked, smoked chicken breast
"�    8 mixed baby greens, washed and dried (about 8 cups)
"�    3/4 jicama, cut into julienne strips
"�    3/4 fennel, thinly sliced
"�    2 green onions, sliced
Hoisin-Sesame Dressing
"�    1/2 vegetable oil
"�    1/4 rice vinegar
"�    1/4 light soy sauce
"�    2 granulated sugar
"�    1 hoisin sauce
"�    1 sesame seeds, toasted
"�    1-1/2 sesame oil
"�    1-1/2 Dijon mustard
"�    1 piece of ginger, peeled and chopped into a 1-inch piece
"�    1 medium shallot, peeled and chopped
"�    1 clove Volumegarlic
"�    Fresh pepper, ground to taste
Hoisin-Sesame Dressing
1.    Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. (Or, grate the ginger and mince the shallot and garlic then whisk all ingredients together.)
2.    Refrigerate in a covered container. (Makes about 1-1/3 cups)
Chicken Salad
1.    Rinse, hull and slice or quarter strawberries.
2.    Combine strawberries, chicken, greens, jicama, fennel and green onion in a large bowl.
3.    Drizzle with dressing (about ½ cup) and toss gently until evenly mixed.

About the Author:
Berries at Driscoll's We grow some of the finest strawberries, raspberries, blueberries & blackberries. Also, we have a huge variety of berry recipes for you because there is just so much one can do with berries. Our recipe index gives you options for appetizers, beverages, main courses, etc. Check out our entire recipe index here. If you would like to speak to a Driscolls representative, please call our 24 hour toll free number at 1-800-871-3333.

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