My new favorite salad that has chicken, arugula, cucumber, celery, radishes, walnuts and blue cheese as ingredients. A meal and a very delicious one. Get on board and enjoy!
This salad is great at lunch or dinner time; it contains lots of everything, protein in the form of chicken and cheese, veggies in the form of celery, cucumber, arugula, radishes and walnuts. A dressing of oil, sherry vinegar and mustard,
If you think this has some similarities with a Waldorf Salad, you may be right on some level, but it’s not a particular close relative. Surely it contains celery, grapes and walnuts, but that’s about it.
Ingredients for Chicken Arugula Salad with Grapes and Radishes
- Roasted Chicken
- Blue Cheese
- Red Grapes
For the dressing you’ll need: olive oil, sherry vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.
Assemble the salad by:
- chopping or shredding the roasted chicken
- wash the arugula
- chop the celery
- chop the cucumber
- slice the radishes
- chop the walnuts
- crumble the blue cheese
- halve the grapes
- chop the parsley
Mix all the salad ingredients together and then mix the dressing and add that to the salad and mix until everything is coated.
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Chicken Arugula Salad with Grapes and Radishes
For the salad
- 2.5 ounces arugula
- 1 stalk celery
- 1/2 cucumber
- 5 radishes
- 6 ounces roasted chicken
- 1/4 cup walnuts
- 2.5 ounces blue cheese
For the dressing
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 tablespoon sherry wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard
- salt & pepper
- Chop the celery, cucumber, walnuts and parsley.
- Slice the radishes
- Shred or chop the chicken
- Crumble the blue cheese
- Put the arugula in a large bowl, add the chopped celery, cucumber, walnuts, chicken, radishes, blue cheese and parsley and mix.
- Make the dressing by mixing the olive oil, sherry wine vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.
- Add dressing to the salad and mix until salad is nicely coated with dressing.
- Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.