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Julia’s Chicken Salad with Fruit and Snap Peas

Serves 6-8

Here is a more involved recipe using snap peas and onions,  plus some seasonal imports.

3 cups cooked chicken, roughly cut
2 cups snap peas, blanched
1 onion, chopped and caramelized
3 cups brown and/or wild rice, cooked
2-3 garlic scapes or cloves, minced
3 nectarines, chopped into bite-size pieces

2 cups or 1 pineapple, chopped into bite-size pieces
salt to taste

Stir the above together and chill

Dressing:
1 orange, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
1t lemon zest
1-2 T maple syrup
3 T olive oil

1 T apple cider vinegar

Combine dressing ingredients and add half to salad.  Return to refrigerator. Add 1 t (or to taste) curry powder to reserved half and chill.

Nut topping:
3/4 to 1 cup roughly chopped walnuts
Butter
some brown sugar or honey
Dash of cayenne pepper

Carmelize the mixture in a frypan. Cool and serve as a topping.

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