Summer Peach Salad with Balsamic Chicken

Portions: 5

Serving: 1 salad, 3 ounces balsamic garlic chicken, 1 ounce dressing

Ingredients
  • 6 cups spring mix lettuce ¾ cup red onions, fresh, sliced thin
  • 6 breasts Balsamic Garlic Chicken (recipe below), sliced ½ pound peaches, fresh, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sliced blanched almonds, toasted
  • 6 ounces Honey Lime Cilantro dressing (recipe below)
Instructions
1
Place 1 cup spring mix on plate or in appropriate-sized container.
2
Top with ⅛ cup red onions, 1 sliced chicken breast, 3 fresh peach slices, ½ teaspoon toasted almonds and 1 ounce Honey Lime Cilantro dressing.
Balsamic Garlic Chicken
Ingredients
  • 1¾ teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon garlic, fresh, chopped
  • ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 6 chicken breasts (4 ounces each), boneless, skinless, raw
  • ¾ teaspoon oregano leaves, fresh, chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon thyme leaves, fresh, chopped
Instructions
1
Combine vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and oil. Whisk until well-blended for marinade.
2
Add chicken. Toss until evenly coated. Hold refrigerated for 1 to 2 hours to marinate. Drain and discard excess marinade.
3
Place chicken on an oven-safe pan. Sprinkle ⅛ teaspoon oregano and ⅛ teaspoon thyme over each breast.
4
Preheat char-broiler or grill.
5
Place chicken on a clean and well-oiled char-broiler or grill. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until well-marked.
6
Transfer to sheet pans. Bake in a preheated 375 degree F standard oven for 5 minutes or until minimum internal temperature is at least 165 degrees F (for 15 seconds). Cool under refrigeration.
Honey Lime Cilantro Dressing
Ingredients
  • ⅛ cup + 1 tablespoon canola oil blend (80% canola, 20% olive)
  • ⅛ cup + 1¼ teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • ⅛ cup + 1-1/8 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon + ¾ teaspoon Dijon mustard ¾ tablespoon cilantro leaves, fresh, minced ¾ tablespoon fresh lime juice ¼ teaspoon Chinese sesame seed oil 1¼ teaspoon red peppers, fresh, minced 1¼ teaspoon yellow onions, fresh, minced ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅛ cup + 1-1/8 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon + ¾ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¾ tablespoon cilantro leaves, fresh, minced
  • ¾ tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon Chinese sesame seed oil
  • 1¼ teaspoon red peppers, fresh, minced
  • 1¼ teaspoon yellow onions, fresh, minced
  • ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
1
Whisk ingredients together until thoroughly blended.
2
Refrigerate until used.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
270
Carbs
15g
protein
21g
fat
15g
sat. fat
1.5g
sodium
300mg
fiber
2g
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