Grilled Cajun Chicken Salad

Course : Grilling
Serves: 6
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Ingredients:

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1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans chopped
1/2 pound chicken breasts; boneless skinless
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/2 pound smoked andouille sausage
6 cups mixed salad greens; torn
1/2 cup red bell pepper; cut in strips
1 cup honey-mustard dressing
 

Preparation / Directions:

Melt butter in small skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar and ground red pepper; blend well. Stir in nuts to coat. Cook and stir over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until nuts are lightly toasted. Remove from heat; cool completely. Heat grill. Sprinkle Cajun seasoning over chicken. When ready to grill, place chicken breast and sausage on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4-6" from medium coals. Cook 10-15 minutes or until chicken is tender and juices run clear, turning once. Cook sausage 15-20 minutes, turning frequently. Cut chicken into strips; cut sausage into 1/2" slices. Line 6 salad plates with greens and red bell pepper strips; arrange chicken and sausage on top. Sprinkle with spiced nuts. Serve with dressing.


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