This yummy chicken salad was developed by Dorothy Zaninovich, wife of Jasmine Vineyards co-founder Vincent, and served to her bridge club in Delano!
1 cups green or red California seedless grapes, halved
6 split (3 whole) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked through, cooled and cut
1/4 cup Girard’s Champagne Salad Dressing
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup pineapple chunks
1/4 cup salted almonds, roughly diced
½ teaspoon curry powder (or more to taste)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Mix all ingredients together, adding more or less salad dressing and mayonnaise to suit taste and texture.
Presents well served in a crisp leaf of butter lettuce, alongside melon slices or warm biscuits.
Delight your palate with this duo of rich, buttery fresh mozzarella paired with crisp, juicy Jasmine Vineyards grapes.
24 red seedless California grapes
24 small, fresh mozzarella balls
24 fresh basil leaves
As desired, extra-virgin olive oil
As desired, high quality, aged balsamic vinegar
As desired, freshly ground pepper
Dash sea salt
24 decorative skewers
On a serving plate or platter, drizzle some high-quality extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.
To assemble skewers: On each large, decorative bamboo toothpick, skewer one red grape, one small leaf of basil and one small ball of fresh mozzarella.
Lay the skewers on the serving platter and sprinkle with a dash of sea salt.
24 Hors d’Oeuvres
Nutritional analysis per skewer: Calories 44; Protein 2.5 g; Carbohydrate 1 g; Fat 3 g; 64% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 11 mg; Sodium 20 mg; Fiber .07 g.
A light, satisfying & tangy twist on salad.