Chicken & Spinach Salad - 4, 5 or 6Qt. Roaster

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Salad:
2 whole chicken breasts, boned, skinned (12 to 14 oz each before boning)
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
4 oz spinach leaves, rinsed, stems removed
1 large apple*, coarsely chopped
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

Dressing:
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
ground black pepper to taste

Cut each chicken breast in half. Place chicken and 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing in a shallow dish, cover, marinate 3 to 4 hours.

Set rack in Nesco® Roaster Oven. Add 1½ cups water. Cover; preheat to 350º F for 20 minutes.

Remove chicken from marinade and place on rack with wide spatula. Cover; steam 20 to 25 minutes or until meat is white and firm.

Meanwhile, place spinach leaves in a large salad bowl. Arrange apples, celery, onions and walnuts over spinach. Cover; chill while chicken is being steamed.

Stir together dressing ingredients.

To serve, remove hot chicken from rack. Slice thin, retaining shape of meat, set of chilled salad. Pour dressing over salad.

Serve immediately.

Serves 4

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