Grilled Chicken Salad

Seasoned grilled chicken is tossed with fresh greens, fruit, and pine nuts in this low carb dinner salad.


Grilled Chicken Salad

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Chicken, Greens, Salad, Vegetables
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Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup 
    grape seed oil or olive oil
  • 3   tablespoons 
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    dried dillweed
  • 1   
    large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    dried oregano, crushed
  • 4   
    medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  •  
    Montreal steak seasoning or Kansas City steak seasoning
  • 8   cups 
    mesclun or spring salad greens or spinach
  • 3/4  cup 
    seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/3  cup 
    crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4  cup 
    pine nuts, toasted
Directions
1.
For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine oil, vinegar, dillweed, garlic, pepper, and oregano. Cover and shake well; let stand 1 hour.
2.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken breast halves lightly with steak seasoning. Grill chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and no longer pink (170 degree F), turning once. Cool slightly.
3.
Arrange salad greens on 4 plates; top with grapes, goat cheese, and pine nuts. Slice each chicken breast and arrange one sliced breast on each salad. Shake dressing and drizzle over the salads. Makes 4 servings
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 400, Fat, total (g) 23, chol. (mg) 86, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 12, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 12, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 8, pro. (g) 38, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 1068.98, vit. C (mg) 12.4, Thiamin (mg) 0.27, Riboflavin (mg) 0.26, Niacin (mg) 16.39, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.9, Folate (g) 84.67, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.55, sodium (mg) 167, Potassium (mg) 756, calcium (mg) 90.87, iron (mg) 3.24, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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