Low-Carb Diets Chicken Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe Share Pin Email John E. Kelly/Photolibrary/Getty Images Low-Carb Diets Low-Carb Recipes Soups Breads and Cakes Breakfasts Low-Carb Beverages Alcoholic Beverages Sauces and Marinades Salad Recipes Pizza Appetizers and Dips Vegetable Dishes View All Basics Food Lists Carb Counts for Common Foods Low-Carb Cooking Tips for Dining Out Nutrition Side Dishes Desserts Product Reviews Atkins Diet Information Menu Help Main Dishes Recipes Snacks Popular Diet Plans Glossary View All By Laura Dolson Updated August 29, 2016 Prep Time15 min Cook Time0 min Total Time15 min Yield2 Strawberry-Chicken Salads This is a quintessential summer dinner salad -- lovely, light, and different. Dress with strawberry vinaigrette dressing and you have a real treat on a hot summer night. Ingredients Strawberry Vinaigrette: 1/2 cup washed, hulled and sliced strawberries 1 teaspoon mustard 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar (balsamic is even better, but carb counts vary, so be careful) Salt and pepper to taste Sweetener to taste (depends on sweetness of strawberries; you might not need it) 1/2 cup olive oil Salad: 8 cups torn lettuce, spinach, and/or arugula (fill a 2-quart mixing bowl) 1/2 pound sliced boneless skinless chicken breast, that has been grilled or broiled 2 cups washed, hulled and sliced strawberries 1/4 cup sliced or slivered toasted almonds (toasted pine nuts or sunflower seeds are also good) 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (Parmesan also works well) Preparation Make the Strawberry VinaigrettePurée 1/2 cup washed, hulled and sliced strawberries in a blender or food processor. Add 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon mustard, and salt, pepper and sweetener to taste. Blend, then add 1/2 cup olive oil. Blend until creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings. You will use 2 tablespoons dressing for each salad. Store the remaining dressing in a screw-top jar. Makes 8 (2-tablespoon) servings Strawberry Vinaigrette.Make the SaladToss the 8 cups torn lettuce greens, spinach and/or arugula with about 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) strawberry vinaigrette or other oil-and-vinegar type salad dressing. On a pretty platter, arrange the 1/2 pound grilled or broiled boneless skinless chicken breast, 2 cups washed, hulled and sliced strawberries, 1/4 cup sliced or slivered toasted almonds, pine nuts or sunflower seeds, and 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese or shaved Parmesan cheese. For individual salads, distribute the ingredients between two plates or bowls.Nutritional Information (without dressing): Each serving has 9 grams effective carbohydrate plus 5.5 grams fiber, 35 grams protein, and 319 calories.Nutritional Information (with strawberry vinaigrette): Each serving has 9 grams effective carbohydrate plus 5.5 grams fiber, 35 grams protein, and 442 calories.Try this Low-Carb Salad for Hot Summer Days Low-Carb Chopped Salad with Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Recipe: This recipe is made with sweet apple bits which contrast nicely with the salty bacon and creamy avocado. Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Recipe Add Some Zest to Your Salad With This Low-Carb Vinaigrette Up Next Recipe Enjoy a Low-Carb Chopped Salad Made with Chicken, Bacon & Apple Up Next Article This Sweet, Delicious Fruit Is Surprisingly Low in Sugar Up Next Article What Does a Day of a Healthy Low-Carb High-Protein Diet Look Like?