Charred chicken salad

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Or 5 chicken pieces from Barbecued Chicken
4 \N Strips bacon
2 \N Red bell pepper -- seeded & diced
¼ pounds Mushroom -- sliced
1 \N Head romaine lettuce -- washed and dried
2 \N Scallion -- sliced
2 \N Cloves garlic -- minced
½ medium Onion -- minced
¼ cup Cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon Hot pepper sauce
2 tablespoons Sugar
\N \N Salt and pepper

Let the chicken come to room temperature before preparing the salad.

Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until all the fat has been rendered. Drain the bacon on paper towels, leaving the fat in the skillet. While the bacon is cooking prepare the chicken for the salad. Leave the burnt skin on unless it's bitter tasting.

Remove the bones. Cut the chicken into thin slices and place in a mixing bowl. Add the peppers and mushrooms, crumble in the bacon, and toss. Tear the romaine into bite size pieces. Toss with the scallions in the bottom of a large salad bowl. Add the garlic and onion to the the hot bacon fat in the skillet and cook over medium heat until softened, about 10 seconds. Add the vinegar, worcestershire, hot pepper sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil, season with salt and pepper, and whisk to blend. Pour ¾ of the hot dressing over the chicken mixture and toss to coat. Pour the remainder over the greens and toss. Make a well in the center of the greens and put the chicken salad in the well. Serve immediately.

Recipe By : Dinner's Ready

From: Meg Antczak Date: 06-24-95 (23:20) (159) Fido: Cooking

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