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Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Craving a light and fresh meal? This grilled chicken salad recipe will bring you a tasty side salad with fresh summer flavors that's a favorite everywhere it goes. It can be served either at a picnic, a barbecue, or a potluck.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Chicken Salad, Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe, Homemade Grilled Chicken Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 247kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 14 oz skinless boneless chicken thigh
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper divided
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp traditional Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 4 oz romaine lettuce
  • 2 oz cucumber sliced
  • 3 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 oz red onion julienned
  • 2 oz avocado sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400℉.
  • Marinate the chicken thighs with garlic, oregano, salt, paprika, 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper, and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Grill the chicken in the oven for 25 minutes, until both sides are browned and cooked through evenly.
  • In the meantime, make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, mustard, honey, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper.
  • Allow the chicken to cool down and slice into thick strips (see images for reference).
  • On a large plate, assemble chicken together with romaine lettuce, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and avocado.
  • Drizzle dressing all over and toss everything together. Sprinkle some parsley and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2898IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg