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Grilled Chicken Salad

November 26, 2023  Corey Tenney Avatar
Grilled Chicken Salad

Ingredients

Chicken Breasts 2
Mixed Salad Greens 1 bag
Cherry Tomatoes (Halved) 12 oz
Cucumber (Sliced) 1
Red Bell Pepper (Sliced Thin) 1
Red Onion (Sliced Thin) 1
Feta Cheese (Crumbled) 8 oz
Olive Oil 3 tbsp
Balsamic Vinegar 3 tbsp
Salt and Pepper
Lemons (Wedged) 2
Avocado (Sliced0 1
  1. Marinate the Chicken:

    • Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and a bit of olive oil.
    • Let them marinate for at least 15-20 minutes.
  2. Grill the Chicken:

    • Preheat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. (Use good pans like HexClad)
    • Grill the chicken breasts for about 6-7 minutes per side or until they are fully cooked.
    • Make sure the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). (Test using a heat thermometer like this InkBird)
    • Once cooked, let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  3. Prepare the Salad:

    • In a large bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, and red onion.
  4. Assemble the Salad:

    • Slice the grilled chicken breasts into thin strips.
    • Add the sliced chicken on top of the salad.
  5. Make the Dressing:

    • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste.
    • Drizzle the dressing over the salad.
  6. Add Toppings:

    • Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the salad.
  7. Serve:

    • Toss the salad gently to combine all the ingredients.
    • Serve the grilled chicken salad on plates.
    • Garnish with lemon wedges for an extra burst of flavor.

This Grilled Chicken Salad is not only nutritious but also customizable based on your preferences. Feel free to add other veggies, nuts, or your favorite dressing to make it even more delicious!

Servings

6

Prep

20 min

Cook

10 min

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