Envision grilled white meat chicken with fruits and vegetables like pineapple and edamame, all steamed to perfection with sweet and savory sesame ginger vinaigrette and topped with crispy noodles. No, you're not sitting at your favorite restaurant; you're enjoying a LEAN CUISINE Salad Additions entrée, conveniently stocked right in the frozen aisle of your local grocer.
These meal-worthy salad combinations are customizable and prepared in a steam pouch—just bring your own lettuce.
"For LEAN CUISINE Salad Additions, we wanted to think beyond the traditional," says Mike Niethammer, director of marketing for the LEAN CUISINE brand, which is owned by Nestlé USA, Glendale, Calif. "These entrées are the first of their kind in the frozen aisle. The combination of mouth-watering chicken and vegetables, culinary-inspired dressings and crunchy toppings paired with your choice of fresh crisp lettuce makes for a truly modern dining experience."
They come in:
Asian-Style Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette. Grilled white meat chicken, edamame, pineapple, broccoli and yellow and orange carrots with crispy noodles.
Southwest-Style Chicken Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing. Grilled white meat chicken, black beans, sweet corn, roasted red peppers and poblano peppers with crispy tortilla strips.
Cranberry & Chicken Salad with Raspberry Cabernet Vinaigrette. Grilled white meat chicken, dried cranberries, broccoli, red onions, yellow carrots and a blend of whole grains with crunchy sesame sticks.
Bistro Chicken Salad with Sweet & Tangy Vinaigrette with Bacon. Grilled white meat chicken, asparagus, yellow carrots and red peppers with crispy onion straws.
They are available in the frozen aisle of supermarkets nationwide.