if making the chicken fingers from scratch, allow for prep and cook time of: 40minutes
Total Time: 55minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad
Keyword: broccoli, chicken and vegetables, chicken fingers, easy, fried chicken, honey mustard, honey mustard vinaigrette, kid friendly, main dish salad, salad, small red onion, spinach and chicken
Cost: $1.56 per serving
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Ingredients for Million Dollar Crispy Chicken And Broccoli Salad
for the honey mustard vinaigrette
2 1/2tablespoonsapple cider vinegar
1 1/2tablespoonsDijon mustard
1 teaspoonKosher salt
2/3cupolive oilI use Thea Greek Olive Oil exclusively
for the Million Dollar Crispy Chicken And Broccoli Salad
if making chicken tenders from scratch, see my recipe for 'Everything Bagel' Chicken Tenders here, otherwise you will need to purchase ; feel like you can omit the everything bagel seasoning if you need to, as the tenders will still be delicious
5 to 7 fried chicken fingersrough chopped into 1-inch pieces
1headRomaine lettucethinly sliced into 1/2-inch ribbons
5cupsbroccoli floretstrimmed, cut small-ish
1 1/2cupsseedless red grapeshalved, may substitute green
Whisk together honey, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until blended and smooth. Drizzle in oil very slowly, whisking until emulsified, 30 seconds. Place the broccoli florets in a separate large bowl. Add half the dressing to the florets to saturate and completely coat.
To the broccoli and dressing mixture, add shredded Romaine, halved grapes, cheese, almonds, and onion. Cover and chill 2 to 4 hours. Stir in chopped chicken tenders and toss with remainder of dressing just before serving. **ALTERNATE - serve the remainder of the dressing tableside.
This salad makes a GORGEOUS and colorful layered salad in a trifle bowl for pot lucks, picnics, and cook outs.