Jumat, 13 Juli 2018

Lemon Chicken Salad

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This mouthwatering Lemon Chicken Salad makes a substantial meal or terrific for sharing at gatherings! A bright lemon dressing with a touch of honey does double duty as a quick marinade for the chicken. Nutritious, filling and fabulous!

Ingredients:

Dressing/Marinade:

  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove , minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt + 1/4 tsp black pepper

Chicken:

  • 1 large chicken breast , halved horizontally* OR 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice , extra
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil

Salad:

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped dill
  • 8 cups cos/romaine lettuce , chopped (or other lettuce of choice, Note 2)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1 medium avocado , quartered and sliced thickly
  • 1/2 red onion , small, finely sliced
  • 3/4 cup corn kernels , fresh or canned drained
  • 120g/ 4 oz bacon , cooked then chopped (optional)

Instructions:

Dressing:

  1. Place Dressing ingredients in a jar. Shake well.

Chicken:

  1. Place chicken in a bowl. Add 2 tbsp Dressing, 1 tbsp extra lemon juice, plus a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well. Marinate minimum 20 minutes up to 24 hours.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick skillet over medium high heat (or use bacon fat if you use bacon in this!). Add chicken and cook. Halved breasts: 2 minutes each side. Thigh: 4 minutes each side.
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