Spring Salad with Crispy Chicken and Bacony Croutons
Spring Salad with Crispy Chicken and Bacony Croutons
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    The rich flavors of crispy, tender chicken and smoky bacon complement the fresh, bright notes of this hearty dinner salad perfect for two.

    Ingredients

    • 3 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 4 ounces thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1" pieces (about 3 strips)
    • 3 ounces country-style bread, sliced 3/4" thick, torn into misshapen 1" pieces (about 2 cups)
    • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided
    • 1 shallot, thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh shelled or frozen peas (2 ounces)
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 4 cups trimmed escarole or frisée, torn into small pieces (about 3 ounces)
    • 1/2 small fennel bulb, cored, thinly sliced
    • 2 medium radishes, thinly sliced
    • 1/3 cup mint leaves, torn if large

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 573 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 41 g 63.06%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 190 mg 63.33%
    • Sodium: 641 mg 26.71%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.68%
    • Potassium: 355 mg 10.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.66%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 40 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 56.48%
    • Vitamin C 31.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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