Seared-Chicken Salad With Cherries and Goat-Cheese Dressing

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

From Everyday Food: "Cherries aren't only for jams and pies -- these juicy, ruby red summer beauties are ripe for the picking in this refreshing salad."

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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together sour cream, goat cheese, chives, vinegar, and 2 tablespoons water; season with salt and pepper. Set dressing aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high.
  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Working in batches, cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Thinly slice chicken crosswise.
  5. Divide lettuce among four plates; top with chicken, cherries, and walnuts. Serve salad with dressing alongside.
  6. Note: If dressing is too thick, it may be thinned out with a little milk.