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Panera Bread's Fuji Apple Chicken Salad
Fuji Apple Chicken Salad (Panera Bread Copycat)
Prep Time
15 mins

Mixed greens tossed with juicy chicken, crispy apple slices, red onions, blue cheese and crunchy pecans. A fresh and healthy salad inspired by the famous Panera Bread version.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: apple, Chicken, salad
Servings: 4
Author: Tiffany
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to half inch thickness
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 6-8 cups mixed greens
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves (such as Diamond of California)
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola or blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 cups apple chips (store-bought or go [url:1]here[/url] for a great homemade version)
  • 1 cup fuji apple salad dressing store-bought (I prefer the one by Lighthouse, it's my fav!) or homemade (click [url:2]here[/url] for a recipe)
  1. Season chicken breasts with seasoning salt and cook on both sides for 3-4 minutes each in a greased skillet or pan over medium heat. Cut into pieces and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl toss together mixed greens, tomatoes, sliced onions, and chicken. Sprinkle pecans, cheese crumbles, and apple chips on top. Serve with fuji apple dressing.