Mandarin Chicken, Berry Pineapple Salad With Poppy Seed Dressing

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is my take on the wonderful salad served at Panera Bread this spring. It's not a copycat. I just made it similar. Great for a spring/summer light meal. This recipe represents the light healthy cooking style typical of the Western U.S. region.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub the chicken breast half with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Let rest while grill heats. Grill for a few minutes on a contact, stove-top or outdoor grill until cooked through. Let rest 10 minutes, and slice on the diagonal into thin slices.
  2. Meanwhile prepare salad. Place romaine in a medium size bowl. Top with strawberries, blueberries, mandarin oranges, pineapple and pecans.
  3. Place sliced chicken on top of salad, coat with poppy seed dressing, and serve with a chunk of French baguette.


Most Helpful

This is very good! Very light and refreshing. I liked the Poppy seed dressing on it but next time I think I'll try Raspberry Walnut Vinagrette. Thanks :)

Little Bee June 04, 2005

This is very good. I prefer textures of "crunch" rather than the softer pineapple and oranges, but the taste is excellent.

~Bliss~ May 31, 2005

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