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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

Getting close to picking time.April 4th, 2014

All the effort with row covers appears to mean we'll open the end of April.  Despite the cold the covers are keeping our starting time to near normal.  We'll let you know when we know.  

Spring?March 10th, 2014

Spring today, not later in the week.  Tidewater weather - if you don't like it, wait a couple of days to change. The ladies are cleaning the dead leaves off the strawberries so they'll be healthy

WeatherFebruary 7th, 2014

It sure has been strange weather, warm and then snow!  We've been covering our strawberries for the cold, uncovering for the warm, and just covered them again.  Snow on the blanket is a good

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