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Chicken Arugula Salad with Ginger Pomegranate Dressing | The Mediterranean Dish. Loaded arugula salad with pomegranates, avocado, cucumber, and chicken. The best fresh ginger and pomegranate dressing brings so much flavor and brightness. Simple weeknight dinner! From TheMediterraneanDish.com #arugulasalad #mediterraneandiet #mediterraneanrecipes #mediterraneanfood #healthyrecipes #salad #healthydinner #lowcaloriedinner

Chicken Arugula Salad with Ginger Pomegranate Dressing


Description

Loaded, bright, healthy, and flavor-packed chicken arugula salad. The fresh ginger and pomegranate dressing is a must! The perfect no-fuss supper salad!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 6 cups packed baby arugula
  • 3 cups packed baby spinach
  • 1 seedless cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 1 small red onion, halved, sliced
  • 1 to 2 avocados, pit removed, sliced
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts (or rotisserie chicken), bones removed, sliced or shredded (remove skin as well to reduce fat)
  • Arils of 1 pomegranate
  • Crumbled feta for garnish, optional
  • Toasted walnuts, optional

For Ginger Pomegranate Dressing

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced (about 1/4 cup lemon juice)
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/3 cup Quality Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground sumac
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  1. Make the dressing. Add all dressing ingredients to a mason jar. Close tightly and shake well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine arugula, spinach, cucumbers and onions. Season with a little salt and pepper. Toss to combine, then top with avocado slices, chicken, and pomegranate arils.
  3. Give the dressing one more shake, then drizzle generously over salad. Garnish with a sprinkle of feta and toasted walnuts. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Chicken Salad, Arugula Salad, Ginger Pomegranate Dressing, Light arugula salad, Arugula and chicken,