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Salad with Grilled Chicken

Salad with Chicken

Our salads are well-rounded, main meal salads, with protein, carbs, and veggies. You could user rotisserie chicken, 

Ingredients

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  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 3 tbs olive oil, divided
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce, divided
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 medium potatoes (10oz, 300gr total), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 medium shallots, quartered vertically
  • 2 medium carrots, shaved 
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • Lettuce – enough for 2 main course salads
  • 3oz (90gr) cheese (chevre), sliced
  • large handful of marjoram leaves
  • 2 tbs fresh chives, chopped
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 1 tbs Dijon-style mustard
  • 3 tbs sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbs salad olive oil
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Mix red wine vinegar, 2 tbs olive oil, 1 tbs Worcestershire, garlic, and oregano. 
  • Spoon over chicken, turning to coat. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Mix 1 tbs olive oil and 1 tbs Worcestshire in a large bowl.
  • Add potatoes, shallots and stir to combine.
  • Cook potatoes and shallots in a pan on the barbecue or put on a baking sheet in a 400F oven for 30 minutes.
  • When done remove and set aside.
  • Prepare lettuce and put in a large bowl along with marjoram, chives, and carrots.
  • Vinaigrette:
  • Combine mustard, salt, and vinegar in bowl and whisk well.
  • Slowly drizzle in olive oil whisking constantly until it emulsifies (gets thick).
  • Cook chicken breasts on grill for 8 – 10 minutes per side, turning once. Remove and set aside.
  • When ready to assemble salad slice the chicken into bite-size strips.
  • To finish:
  • Add 1/2 of the vinaigrette to lettuce and toss to combine using tongs (or salad utensils).
  • Taste and add more dressing as needed.
  • Divide salad onto 2 plates.
  • Arrange potatoes / shallots, goat cheese, and tomatoes on salad
  • Top with sliced chicken and serve, any remaining dressing on the side

Notes

Sliced goat cheese is a salad favorite in France. You could substitute your favorite sliced cheese or add shredded cheddar or crumbled feta to the lettuce when tossing.
I shave the carrots with the vegetable peeler.

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Keywords: grilled chicken breasts, summer salads

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