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Chicken Spinach Salad with Pomegranates – Gluten Free Recipes

Chicken Spinach Salad with Pomegranates Gluten Free Recipe

Recipe By Gluten Free Journey
A simple, easy to make salad full of fresh flavour in every bite. This Chicken Spinach Salad with Pomegranates recipe is great lunch or dinner, or both!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

For the Salad

  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • ½ cup pomegrante seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat a iron skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Coat the chicken in salt and pepper and cook until no longer pink, approximately 10-15 minutes
  • Let chicken breasts cool 5 minutes and cut into strips - set aside
  • In a large salad bowl toss together the spinach, pomegranate seeds, and the sliced, cooked chicken.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and lemon juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Notes

Enjoy the chicken cold by chilling the chicken strips before adding into the salad.
Drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice on the salad right before serving.
Add in additional ingredients to make this your own, such as broccoli, thinly sliced carrots, etc!

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4 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    I love every single ingredient in this salad, it’s just spot on! Pomegranates are just my favorite salad add-on. Love this recipe

  2. 5 stars
    What a great surprise! Never was a big fan of pomegranates before, but they worked great with the chicken and spinach. Who knew?! Thanks Gluten Free Journey!

  3. 5 stars
    I have been eating this for the last 3 days for lunch! It is so delicious, can’t get enough of this salad. Its nice and filling, keeps me full until dinner. Thanks for all the wonderful recipes, have tried many and have lost 23 pounds so far! I check your site often for new and exciting recipes.

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