Waldorf-Style Chicken Salad with Walnuts, Nectarine & Marinated Grapes

Waldorf-Style Chicken Salad

with Walnuts, Nectarine & Marinated Grapes

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Our take on the classic Waldorf salad features traditional ingredients like walnuts, celery, fruit, and tender chicken—plus a flavorful twist on the typical creamy dressing thanks to a combo of whole grain mustard, fromage blanc, and honey.
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To make this recipe diabetes friendly and meet the ADA nutrition guidelines for sodium, it is recommended that no additional salt be added to this recipe when prepared. See nutrition information for sodium as packaged.
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Waldorf-Style Chicken Salad with Walnuts, Nectarine & Marinated Grapes
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  • ¾ lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 4 oz Red Seedless Grapes
  • 2 stalks Celery
  • 1 Romaine Lettuce Heart
  • 1 Nectarine
  • 1 Tbsp Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbsps Fromage Blanc
  • ¼ cup Roasted Walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tsps Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Weeknight Hero Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Smoked Paprika & Whole Dried Parsley)
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Prepare the ingredients & marinate the grapes
1 Prepare the ingredients & marinate the grapes

Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Roughly chop the lettuce. Pit and medium dice the nectarine. Halve the celery lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. In a large bowl, combine the chopped lettuce, diced nectarine, and sliced celery. Roughly chop the walnuts. Halve the grapes. Place in a bowl; add the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Stir to coat. Set aside to marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 10 minutes. 

Cook & chop the chicken
2 Cook & chop the chicken

Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken. Cook 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Transfer to a cutting board; roughly chop.

*An instant-read thermometer should register 165°F.

Make the dressing
3 Make the dressing

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the honey (kneading the packet before opening), mustard, and fromage blanc. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

Make the salad & serve your dish
4 Make the salad & serve your dish

To the bowl of prepared vegetables and nectarine, add the marinated grapes (including any liquid) and dressing. Toss to coat. Taste, then season with  salt and pepper if desired. Serve the salad topped with the chopped chicken and chopped walnuts. Enjoy!

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Prepare the ingredients & marinate the grapes
1 Prepare the ingredients & marinate the grapes

Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Roughly chop the lettuce. Pit and medium dice the nectarine. Halve the celery lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. In a large bowl, combine the chopped lettuce, diced nectarine, and sliced celery. Roughly chop the walnuts. Halve the grapes. Place in a bowl; add the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Stir to coat. Set aside to marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 10 minutes. 

2 Cook & chop the chicken

Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken. Cook 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Transfer to a cutting board; roughly chop.

*An instant-read thermometer should register 165°F.

Cook & chop the chicken
Make the dressing
3 Make the dressing

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the honey (kneading the packet before opening), mustard, and fromage blanc. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

4 Make the salad & serve your dish

To the bowl of prepared vegetables and nectarine, add the marinated grapes (including any liquid) and dressing. Toss to coat. Taste, then season with  salt and pepper if desired. Serve the salad topped with the chopped chicken and chopped walnuts. Enjoy!

Make the salad & serve your dish