Fuji Apple Chicken Salad (Panera Bread Copycat)

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.

  1. 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to half inch thickness
  2. 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  3. 6-8 cups mixed greens
  4. 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  5. 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  6. 3/4 cup pecan halves (such as Diamond of California)
  7. 1/2 cup gorgonzola or blue cheese crumbles
  8. 2 cups apple chips (store-bought or go [url:1]here[/url] for a great homemade version)
  9. 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.