Barbecued Chicken Salad with Seasonal Fruit Recipe

Barbecued Chicken Salad with Seasonal Fruit does not have a single recipe. Since the fruits used are seasonal, the recipe might include strawberries in summers and oranges in winters. Yes! it can go this diverse in taste and presentation. However, do not worry because whatever the fruit is, the recipe remains the same.

We use the fruit slices as garnish in the end . Since it is summertime we are going to use strawberries in the fruit section. They mix up with the chicken in a great tasty manner along with pecans and a vinegar dressing to form a meal that is utterly delicious. Our step by step guide provides you with the details you are going to need to make it.

Preparation Time: 35 minutes
Serving Size: 6 persons
Utensils: oven grill, blender, skillet, mixing bowl and serving platters

Calories: 567
Fat: 46 g
Cholesterol: 43 mg


– 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
– 1/2 cup pecans
– 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
– 1/2 cup white sugar
– 1 cup vegetable oil
– 1/2 onion, minced
– 1 teaspoon ground mustard
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
– 2 heads Bibb lettuce – rinsed, dried and torn
– 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries


  • 1

    Pre- heat the oven and grill the chicken for ten minutes on each side. The juices should leave the chicken. Take out from the oven and let the breasts cool then. When they do, slice them up into chunks.

  • 2

    Time to turn to the pecans. In a dry skillet, toast the pecans over high heat, stirring constantly for ten minutes till they start giving off  their fragrance. Remove them from heat and set aside for use in later parts of the recipe.

  • 3

    Make the dressing now. Combine the wine vinegar, sugar, vegetable oil, onion, mustard, salt, and pepper in a blender and blend well. This will give you a smooth dressing.

  • 4

    Arrange lettuce on the serving platters such that they form the bed of the salad. Divide chicken chunks, strawberries and pecans among them. Drizzle with the dressing you made. Garnish with strawberry slices. The salad is all set to be served.

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