Chinook Honey Company

1 Rating
5
This tasty salad is just perfect for those hot summer days. Enjoy as a main course for two or a lighter lunch for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken Breasts (cooked and diced)
  • 2 Heads Romaine lettuce (washed and chopped)
  • 4 TB Ranch Dressing
  • 1/2 Cucumber (diced)
  • 1/2 Small Red Onion (diced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (optional)
  • 1/4 Cup soy sauce
  • 1/8 Cup hot sauce (We like Frank's but adjust for your taste)
  • 1/2 Cup Chinook Honey
  • 1 1/2 TB minced garlic
  • 2 TB Honey Vinegar or Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 TB cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Dressing
    Prepare the dressing before starting the salad. In a saucepan combine the first 5 ingredients, whisk to blend. In a separate small bowl mix the cornstarch and cool water together till dissolved.
  2. Pour the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan with the dressing ingredients and over medium heat bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  3. Remove from heat and pour into a serving bowl to cool before serving.
  4. Salad
    Cook the chicken breast using your preferred method. Cool and dice the chicken. Toss with the cooled Spicy dressing you have prepared.
  5. Dice the onion, red bell pepper and cucumber and set aside
  6. In a large bowl toss the chopped lettuce with the Ranch Dressing. Transfer the salad onto 2 large plates or bowls. Top with the spicy chicken, red onion, bell pepper and cucumbers. Serve right away