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Grilled Balsamic-Chicken Salad

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Grilled Balsamic-Chicken Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8

Strawberries in season? They’re the sweet finishing touch to this pretty main-dish salad. MORE+ LESS-

Updated February 10, 2010

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups balsamic vinaigrette dressing
8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (2 lbs)
12
cups mixed salad greens
4
cups halved fresh strawberries
1
cup honey-roasted peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place 1 cup of the dressing and the chicken; turn bag to coat. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill for medium heat.
  • 3
    Place chicken on grill; discard marinade. Cover grill; reduce heat to low and cook 7 minutes. Turn chicken; cook 7 to 8 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cut chicken across grain into thin strips.
  • 4
    In 7-quart bowl, gently toss chicken, salad greens, strawberries and remaining 3/4 cup dressing. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Expert Tips

  • Roasted soy nuts can be substituted for the peanuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
10g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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