shadow

Grilled orange ginger chicken salad

A refreshing summer salad with a slight kick.

A perfect balance of spice and sweetness, this simple marinade offers great flavor to plain chicken.  Top it on fresh salad greens for a quick and easy meal.

The following recipe was provided by Smucker's.  More can be found on their website, here.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

Chicken

2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Canola Oil

1 tablespoon soy sauce

Juice of one lime

1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger

4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

1/4 cup Smucker's® Sweet Orange Marmalade

Salad

1/4 cup Smucker's® Sweet Orange Marmalade

1/4 cup cider vinegar

1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Canola Oil

8 cups mixed greens

1 (15 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained

1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 small red onion, sliced

Salt and pepper to taste

Chopped parsley for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. COMBINE oil, soy sauce, lime juice and ginger in shallow dish. Add chicken; cover with plastic wrap. Marinate 30 minutes in refrigerator, turning occasionally.
  2. SPRAY grill grate with no-stick cooking spray. Heat grill to medium high. Heat 1/4 cup marmalade in microwave-safe bowl or measuring cup on MEDIUM until melted.
  3. REMOVE chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken breasts on prepared grill. Cook 6 minutes. Turn, cook an additional 5 to 6 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Brush both sides with melted marmalade in last few minutes of cook time. Remove from heat. Tent with foil while making salad.
  4. PLACE 1/4 cup marmalade and vinegar in a blender or food processor. Add oil in a steady stream with the motor running. Process until well blended. Season with salt and pepper. Combine greens, oranges, red pepper and onion slices in a large bowl. Toss with dressing.
  5. DIVIDE salad between serving plates. Top each with a chicken breast. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments for over a century.

of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of 5 free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Only $1 for your first month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.