Bring water to a boil; stir in barley, bouillon granules, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 50 to 60 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain; cool. Combine cooked barley, chicken, grapes, celery and walnuts. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt with remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over barley mixture, tossing lightly. Cover; chill. Serve in cantaloupe halves or on lettuce leaves, if desired.
Seven 1 Cup Servings
*NOTE: To substitute 2/3 cup Quaker Scotch Brand Quick Pearled Barley, decrease water to 2 cups and cooking time to 10 to 12 minutes. Proceed as recipe directs.
Source: "Hurry, Let's Eat!" Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias