Chicken Barley and Corn Salad

Chicken Barley and Corn Salad
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


  • 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. 6 servings.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Malou
    Apr 02, 2012 @ 07:28:42

    This looks very yummy! 😉


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