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Middle Eastern Chicken SaladWe’re in love with our Cascade Mushroom Mix, featured in this Middle Eastern chicken salad with just the right embellishments. We put the mushroom mix in the marinade, where the umami flavor magic made the meat meatier. The depth of flavor was unbelievable, so we created two more versions to enjoy!
Middle Eastern Chicken Salad

For this Middle Eastern chicken salad, we paired the mushroom mix with Ras El Hanout and added grapes, pears and walnuts to make the salad sweet, spicy and complex. After you’ve tried this recipe, check out our Asian and Mediterranean versions for more mushroom marinade goodness!

Middle Eastern Chicken Salad

Middle Eastern Chicken Salad

Ingredients

    For the Marinated Chicken
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons Cascade Mushroom Mix
  • 2 teaspoons ground Ras el Hanout
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
    For the Chicken Salad
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1 Bartlett or D'Anjou pear, diced
  • pinch of sumac for garnish

Instructions

    For the Marinaded Chicken
  1. Combine the grapeseed oil, red wine vinegar, honey and spices in a heavy duty 1 gallon ziplock bag. In a small bowl, reserve two tablespoons of the marinade for later use.
  2. Add the chicken thighs and marinate 1 hour or longer.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Transfer the chicken and marinade to a glass baking dish and bake, uncovered for 30-40 minutes, until it is cooked through.
    For the Chicken Salad
  1. When the chicken is cool enough to handle, cut the chicken into bite sized pieces and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add the grapes, walnuts, pear, and reserved marinade. Stir to combine.
  3. Garnish with a sprinkle of sumac
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