This was a super easy dish! I was excited to be able to use up some more goodies from our CSA box (lettuce and cucumbers this time). I’m a big fan of easy, no-fuss dishes in the summer. What made this dish even better is that I had every single ingredient in my kitchen already! I love it when I don’t need to make a trip to the store to make a dish 🙂
I was impressed with how long the lettuce from our CSA lasted. They sent it to us with roots (and a little dirt) still attached and wrapped in some plastic wrap. It didn’t look wilty or sad when I finally got around to using it a week and a half later. I wish all lettuce looked this good after such a long time!
PS – Mike and I are en-route to Myrtle Beach today! I’m so excited for a week of sun and relaxation. There are some new recipes scheduled to be posted during the week I’m gone. Hope you all enjoy 🙂
Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
1 head lettuce or salad greens of choice
2 limes, juiced
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cups diced cooked chicken
1 cucumber, seeded and diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1/4 red onion, minced
1 large mango, diced
- In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, mayonnaise, honey, mustard, salt and pepper. Slowly add in oil, whisking constantly.
- In a large bowl, toss chicken, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, and mango with the dressing.
- Place greens on plates and top with chicken salad. Serve immediately.
*adapted from Food and Wine
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 8:57 am
Beautiful salad photo and there is nothing better than homemade dressing.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 11:23 pm
This salad looks refreshing and delicious! I LOVE a good salad 🙂
Come and link up this recipe to this week’s party…http://inherchucks.com/2012/07/11/whats-in-the-box-34/. Looking forward to seeing you there!