Chicken Nugget Salad

You'll need a fork to eat these chicken nuggets! In this easy, 15-minute lunch recipe, chicken nuggets, cherry tomatoes and whole-grain croutons are served on a healthy romaine salad with a honey mustard dressing.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 3 ounces frozen lightly breaded chicken chunks, such as Perdue® Simply Smart® brand

  • 2 cups packaged chopped romaine lettuce

  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon honey mustard

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved (3 ounces)

  • ¼ cup whole-grain large croutons, coarsely crushed


  1. Microwave chicken chunks according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, place romaine in a medium bowl. For dressing, in a small bowl whisk together vinegar, oil, honey mustard, honey and pepper. Drizzle dressing over romaine and toss to coat. Spoon romaine mixture onto a large dinner plate.

  3. Top salad with cherry tomatoes, hot cooked chicken and croutons.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

346 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 346
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 21g 42%
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Vitamin A 8388IU 168%
Vitamin C 18mg 20%
Folate 143mcg 36%
Sodium 593mg 26%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Magnesium 25mg 6%
Potassium 481mg 10%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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