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Grilled chicken salad with fresh asparagus, sugar snap peas and fresh strawberry dressing

Fresh Strawberry dressing (see recipe)

8 oz thin asparagus, ends snapped off, cut into 2 inch pieces (about 2 cups)

8 oz sugar snap peas, stemmed (2 cups)

2 TBS lemon juice

1 TBS almond oil or canola oil

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/2 cup chopped scallions

12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed

2 tsp lemon pepper seasoning

1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

4 while strawberries, for garnish

 

Put a large pot of water on to boil for cooking vegetables.  Make fresh strawberry dressin.  Prepare a grill or preheat broiler.  Blanch asparagus and sugar snaps in boiling water for 2 minutes.  Drain, rinse with cold water to refresh, then blot dry with paper towels.  Whisk lemon juice, 1 TBS almond oil, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.  Add the vegetables and scallions; toss to coat.  Rub chicken breasts with 2 tsp canola oil and sprinkle with lemon-pepper seasoning.  Lightly oil the grill rack.  Place the chicken on the grill, close the cover and cook until lightly browned and no longer pink in the center, about 6 minutes per side.  (Alternatively, broil chicken 4-6 inches from the heat source for about 6 minutes per side).  Let rest for 5 minutes.  Cut the chicken crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices.  Divide the vegetable mixture among 4 plates.  Arrange the chicken slices over the vegetables.  Spoon about 3 TBS fresh strawberry dressing over each salad.  Sprinkly with almonds and garnish each serving with a strawberry.  Serve immediately.

Recipe from Eating Well

Almost Pumpkin time!September 7th, 2016

The pumpkins are getting bigger and turning color for picking end of Sept or first weekend in Oct.

StrawberriesMay 26th, 2016

Strawberry season started extra early this year and lasting longer than normal.   Should be over by middle of June.

end of season pickingMay 26th, 2016

We still have amazing picking for this late in the season.  Please don't wait, the season will be wrapping up within a week or so.

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