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July 16th, 2013

Sante Fe Grilled Chicken Salad

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Ingredients
10 oz (283g) mixed salad greens

2/3 cup (150 mL) unsalted canned corn, drained

3/4 cup (175 mL) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved

1/2 orange or green bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup (125 mL) dates, chopped

1/2 cup (125 mL) feta cheese

4 chicken breasts or thighs, boneless, skinless

Honey Lime Dressing:

1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest

3 tbsp (45 mL) freshly squeezed lime juice

3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil

1 tbsp + 2 tsp (25 mL) honey

1 tbsp (15 mL) shallots, finely chopped

salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC) or barbecue to medium heat. Rub or brush chicken thighs or breasts with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes or bake for 15 to 17 minutes until no longer pink and juices run clear. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes and slice.Meanwhile, combine greens, corn, tomatoes, bell pepper, dates and feta cheese in a large salad bowl.To make honey lime dressing, combine lime zest and juice in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in oil to emulsify. Whisk in honey. Season with salt and pepper and add shallots. Drizzle salad with dressing and toss to coat well.Serve salad with sliced chicken placed on top.

For a spicier flavour, add 1 to 2 tsp (5 to 10mL) finely minced and seeded jalapeño to dressing.

Yield

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.

Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 441
Calories from Fat: 162

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*

 

Total Fat 18g
27%
Carbohydrates 40g
13%

 

Calories 441kcal
22%

 

Protein 33g
55%
Sodium 307mg
12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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