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Chicken Barley Corn Salad

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Chicken Barley Corn Salad

Chicken Barley Corn Salad

Linda Larsen
This main dish summer salad is not only beautiful and delicious, but very good for you. You could substitute just about any fresh summer vegetable for the corn and tomatoes in this salad.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 cup medium pearl barley
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or basil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


Cook barley as directed on package, using chicken broth for the liquid, and drain if necessary. Combine with corn, tomatoes, peppers, chicken, and green onions in large bowl and toss.

Combine remaining ingredients in small bowl and whisk to combine. Pour dressing over salad and toss gently. Chill in refrigerator 2 hours before serving.

Calories: 400
Fat: 15 grams
Sodium: 280 mg
Vitamin C: 55% DV

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 4 out of 5
, Member TSoukup

A wonderful, light summer salad. Very flavorful, and easy to make. To add more color, I used 3 types of bell peppers. Other than that, followed verbatim, and highly recommend.

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