Chicken Nectarine Salad

Course : Salads
Serves: 4 - 6
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4 medium skinless boneless chicken breast halves
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh thyme -- chopped
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small garlic clove
5 medium nectarines -- thinly sliced
6 cups mixed salad greens
1/4 cup pecans -- coarsely chopped
1/2 cup blue cheese -- crumbled

Preparation / Directions:

1. Place chicken in shallow dish, Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon thyme, and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Turn to coat.. Cover and refrigerate from 1 to 4 hours. 2. Prepare barbecue, medium high heat, or heat large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Grill or saute chicken until golden brown and just cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Cool. Cut chicken across grain in thin diagonal slices. 3. Whisk 3 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon thyme, 1 tablespoon oil, and garlic in large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Place nectarine slice in small bowl; add 1 tablespoon dressing and toss to coat. Add salad greens to remaining dressing; toss to coat. 4. Divide salad greens equally among 4 plates. Arrange sliced chicken, pecans, and blue cheese on top. Top with nectarines.


Nutritional Information:

1477 Calories (kcal); 62g Total Fat; (36% calories from fat); 136g Protein; 104g Carbohydrate; 316mg Cholesterol; 1187mg Sodium

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