This summery salad benefits the eyes: The spinach, corn, and avocado all deliver on either lutein or zeaxanthin, or both. Other antioxidants present include vitamin E (almonds), selenium (chicken), and catechins (grapes).

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prep:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons oil, vinegar, and Dijon; season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

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  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat remaining tablespoon oil over medium. Sprinkle chicken with coriander; season with salt and pepper. Cook (this may need to be done in batches), turning once, until opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes; slice thinly crosswise.

  • Add chicken, spinach, grapes, shallot, almonds, and corn to bowl with dressing; toss to combine. Top with avocado. Serve immediately.

Reviews (1)

25 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
07/05/2012
This was a recipe fit for the queen! Delicious and nutritious, although I left out the shallots for bias reasons. It is a must try, (and simple to make). Bon Appetit!