Kiwi, Strawberry, and Chicken Salad 2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced 3 cups chopped cooked chicken 3 kiwi fruit, sliced 1 cup sliced toasted almonds Poppy Seed Dressing (recipe below) 6
Combine strawberries, chicken, kiwi fruit, almonds, and Poppy Seed Dressing in a bowl, and toss to coat with dressing. Arrange the spinach leaves on salad plates. Top with chicken mixture. Serves 8.
Combine the sugar, vinegar, salt, Dijon mustard, onion juice, and dry mustard in a food processor or blender container, and process until smooth. Add the oil gradually, processing constantly until smooth. Stir in poppy seeds.
*Note: Onion juice can be found at some health food stores, or you can make our own by grating a mild ellow onion and then pressing the grates onion through a sieve. Or you can use a half teaspoon of onion powder.
This recipe first appeared in the October 2006 issue of Our State magazine and it comes from, Savoring the Seasons: Riverside, Craven Regional Medical Center Foundation, New Bern, N.C.,2000, $21.95.print it