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Florida Poultry Recipe

Carambola Chicken Salad with Oriental Mango Dressing

 
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Chicken Salad  
5 8-ounce chicken breasts, boneless
4 carambolas, sliced
2 bell peppers, red or yellow, roasted, peeled and sliced
10 cups lettuce greens
 
Oriental Mango Dressing  
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
2 tablespoons ginger, minced
1 tablespoon jalapeno pepper, minced
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons basil, chopped
2 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cups mango, diced medium
2 cups rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 cup canola oil
  salt and pepper to taste
 
Preparation
Grill chicken breast; cool and slice into strips. Place lettuce greens in the center of a large plate or platter and alternate; placing chicken strips, roasted peppers, and carambola slices around the greens. Dressing Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl and slowly whisk in sesame and canola oil. Spoon over the top of salad.

Yield
Serves 8-10

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