Grilled Chicken Salad
If you are looking for easy chicken breast recipes, look no further. This Grilled Chicken Salad recipe is a great meal idea that you can enjoy for lunch or a light dinner. Making a simple salad is an easy way to enjoy a flavourful dish with a ton of great nutrients. This salad recipe contains lean chicken breast which is a great way to get your daily protein intake. It also includes some bacon, which adds to the savoury flavour, as well as some Campari tomatoes, red onion and some blue cheese. You can choose to use some mixed greens or healthy lettuce as your base. A healthy lettuce to choose for salads is romaine lettuce as it is full of great nutrients like iron, thiamin, vitamin C and A, calcium and magnesium to name a few. Adding salads to your larger meals is also a great way to get your daily dose of greens. Be sure to print out this recipe and add it to your own collection.***
Makes 4 servings
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4 smallish boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Tablespoon olive oil for frying
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons olive oil(for grilling)
4-6 strips bacon, cut into pieces and cooked
3/4 cup olive oil
1 Tablespoon honey
1 1/2 teaspoons mustard powder
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 garlic clove minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
8 cups mixed greens
8-12 Campari tomatoes, cut into quarters
1/4 small red onion chopped
2 avocados, peeled and cut into pieces
100g feta or blue cheese cheese, crumbled
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the chicken breasts, lightly season with salt and pepper and cook 3-5 minutes on each side until the chicken is cooked through and no pink remains. Shut off and set aside.
Preheat your indoor or outdoor grill to medium high. Brush the cooked chicken with the olive oil. Brush a little oil on the grill. Grill each side for 3-4 minutes. Remove to a plate.
*Note: If you do not want to grill the chicken afterwards you can omit this step.
Meanwhile, cut the bacon into pieces about 3/4 inch wide and cook in a frying pan until crispy. Remove the cooked bacon to a plate lined with paper towels.
Put all the ingredients into a blender and turn on.
Whiz until combined.
Slice each chicken breast into sections.
Divide and arrange the greens, tomatoes,red onion, avocado, crumbled cheese, bacon pieces and chicken on each plate.
Drizzle a little salad dressing on each and serve.
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Nutrition Facts for: Grilled Chicken Salad From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, olive oil, salt, pepper, bacon, honey, mustard powder, white vinegar, lemon juice, garlic clove, mixed greens, tomatoes, red onion, avocados,feta or blue cheese.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.
* Per Serving:Calories 1121, Calories from Fat 842, Total Fat 93.6g 144%, Saturated Fat 21.5g 107%, Cholesterol 145mg 48%, Sodium 2233mg 93%, Potassium 1680mg 48%, Carbohydrates 28.4g 9%, Dietary Fiber 9.6g 38%, Sugars 14.5g, Protein 48.8g, Vitamin A 51%, Vitamin C 88%, Calcium 19%,Iron 36%
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