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Grilled chicken salad

grilled chicken salad recipe

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Make a delicious grilled chicken salad with apples, feta cheese and a feta vinaigrette.
Course lunch
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 309
Author Cheryl Najafi

Ingredients

dressing

  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice fresh, or white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil or oregano
  • 2 Tbsp feta cheese crumbles plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 pinch salt heavy pinch
  • black pepper to taste

salad

  • 5 oz bag baby arugula or spring mix
  • 1 apple crisp , cored and diced
  • 1/2 English cucumber cubed and skin-on
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 chicken breasts sliced, grilled

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together lemon juice, olive oil, honey, garlic powder and dried basil or oregano. Add feta cheese and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and set the dressing aside for at least 10 minutes while you assemble the salad.
  • On a large platter, arrange the arugula and then sprinkle on the apple, cucumber, bell pepper, sliced almonds and a few extra feta cheese crumbles.
  • Place sliced grilled chicken breast (warm or cold) on top, drizzle the entire salad with the feta vinaigrette and serve immediately.

Notes

If you like a creamier dressing, mash some feta crumbles then stir into the dressing.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 370mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g