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5 from 2 votes

Chicken & Waffle Salad with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

A salad of crisp spring greens topped with healthier choices that reminds you of one of your favorite Southern comfort foods.

Ingredients

For The Waffle Croutons

  • 4 frozen waffles
  • 2 tbsp melted butter

For The Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • salt & pepper, to taste

For The Salad

  • 4-5 baked, breaded chicken tenders- cut into bite sized pieces
  • spring mix greens

Instructions

To Make The Waffle Croutons

  • Using sharp kitchen shears, cut your waffles into bite-sized pieces. Spread them out onto a baking sheet. Drizzle them with the melted butter & toss to coat. Spread out again and bake at 350 degrees, for 7-10 minutes, until toasted and golden brown.

To Make The Vinaigrette

  • In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients. Using a whisk, whip all of the ingredients together until they're evenly incorporated.

To Make The Salad

  • On a serving platter, or in a large bowl, make a bed of greens. Add the chicken pieces and waffle croutons to it. Drizzle with the vinaigrette. Toss, if desired, to evenly coat.