Refreshing Citrus Herb Grilled Chicken Salad

Refreshing Citrus Herb Grilled Chicken Salad


Chicken Marinade
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons orange juice
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dangold’s Lemon & Herb Seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste

6 cups mixed greens (arugula, spinach, and romaine)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
1 avocado, sliced
1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup toasted almonds

Citrus Vinaigrette
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon Dangold’s Citrus & Dill Seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Marinate the Chicken
  1. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, garlic, honey, Dangold’s Lemon & Herb Seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag or a shallow dish and pour the marinade over the chicken.
  3. Seal the bag or cover the dish and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, preferably 2 hours.
Step 2: Grill the Chicken
  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill for 6-7 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  3. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
Step 3: Prepare the Salad
  1. In a large salad bowl, combine mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, avocado, feta cheese, and toasted almonds.
Step 4: Make the Citrus Vinaigrette
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, honey, Dijon mustard, Dangold’s Citrus & Dill Seasoning, salt, and pepper until well combined.
Step 5: Assemble the Salad
  1. Slice the grilled chicken breasts and arrange them on top of the salad.
  2. Drizzle the citrus vinaigrette over the salad.
  3. Toss gently to combine and serve immediately.
    Tips: For a vegetarian option, replace the chicken with grilled tofu or chickpeas. This salad pairs well with a chilled glass of white wine or a refreshing lemonade. Enjoy this vibrant and refreshing summer salad that’s perfect for a light lunch or dinner on a warm day!

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