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Roast Chicken & Apricot Salad Recipe

Use both fresh and dried apricots — their taste variations make each bite extra tasty. The dried fruit is sweet and chewy, while the fresh fruit delivers a juicy tang.
Ingredients

Meat from one rotisserie chicken, sliced
Baby spinach
2 orange peppers
12 dried apricots, sliced as thinly as possible
6-8 fresh apricots, sliced in thin wedges
1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted

Apricot Dressing
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2/3 cup olive oil
2/3 tsp minced garlic
10 tsp apricot jam, liquefied*
2 tsp grainy mustard
2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
Fresh black pepper to taste

*Microwave on low setting until liquefied

 

Directions

Step 1: In a small bowl, whisk ingredients together until thoroughly blended.

Step 2: Arrange the salad ingredients on a platter or on individual plates. Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.