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A bowl of strawberry chicken salad

Strawberry Chicken Salad

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Packed with protein such as chicken, cheese and pumpkin seeds, and brimming with fresh fruit and veggies, this Strawberry Chicken Salad giving you a little bit of everything.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Salad

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts approximately 2 medium breasts
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens arugula, baby spinach, lettuce are all great choices
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 8 ounces feta cheese crumbled
  • 4 radishes sliced
  • 1 small red onion halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mix together all the ingredients to make balsamic vinaigrette. In another bowl, add the chicken breast and 1⁄4 cup of balsamic vinaigrette, reserving the rest to use as dressing. Leave to marinade for 30 mins
  • Heat a grill pan over medium heat until hot, then grill the chicken breasts, about 6 mins per side or until juices run clear and a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken reads 165°F. Leave to cool until warm enough to touch.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine all the rest of the salad ingredients. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and gently toss to combine. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  • Add the grilled chicken breast to the salad mix and drizzle with more balsamic vinaigrette if desired. To serve, slice up chicken breast and serve with rest of salad mix.

Notes

·  Keeps in an air-tight container in the fridge for 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 1081mg | Potassium: 798mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 987IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 2mg
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