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Zesty Herb Chicken Salad with Almonds and Cranberry


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Serves 4-5 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
2 tbsp. Zesty herb mix*
4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
¾ cup almonds, sliced
½ cup dried cranberries
2 tbsp. sugar
Juice of ½ of lemon


Mix Zesty herb according to instructions. Pour over chicken and let set for no less than 1 hour; turn chicken in marinade a few times. Next BBQ chicken then let stand to cool.



Dice chicken into 1 inch bite size pieces and put into a salad bowl. Place cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice into a food processor and process until creamy. Add cream cheese to chicken and mix well. Next add almonds, cranberries and mix until well incorporated.



Serve Chicken salad over a bed of leafy greens.



*Zesty Herb Marinade Mix


Spice Mix



1 tbsp. garlic powder


1 tbsp. sugar


2 tbsp. dried oregano


1 tsp. ground black pepper


1 tsp. dried thyme


1 tsp. dried basil


1 tsp. dried parsley


1 tsp. celery seed


2 tbsp. Cajun seasoning



Zesty Italian Marinade



3 tbsp. white vinegar


3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil


1/3 cup water


2 tbsp. mixed spice




In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic salt, onion powder, sugar, oregano, pepper, thyme, basil, parsley, celery salt, and Cajun seasoning.



Store the spice mix in a tightly sealed container, and use as needed.



To make marinade, whisk together the vinegar, oil, water and 2 tbsp. of the spice mix.


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