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Chicken Breast Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

Chicken Breast Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 2
Dinner ready this 30 minutes! Enjoy this delicious salad with grilled chicken and baby greens topped with sesame peanut dressing.
Updated September 28, 2015

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Salad

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 oz each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups mixed baby greens

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl mix all dressing ingredients with whisk; set aside.
  • 2
    Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F). Let stand 5 minutes; cut chicken diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3
    Divide salad greens between 2 plates. Arrange chicken slices over greens. Drizzle 2 tablespoons dressing over each salad. Serve immediately. Remaining dressing can be saved for another use.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
6g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%
190%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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