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 20mins
Total Time 20mins
1teaspoon minced garlic
1teaspoonred pepper flakes
1poundboneless skinless chicken breasts approximately 2 medium breasts
4cupsmixed salad greensarugula, baby spinach, lettuce are all great choices
1small red onionhalved and thinly sliced
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.
· Keeps in an air-tight container in the fridge for 3 days.