Chicken Salad Italiana

Add something elegant to your Italian cuisine night. Enjoy grilled chicken salad – a wholesome dinner.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup balsamic vinegar*
2
tablespoons water
2
teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
tablespoon oil
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/2
lb. asparagus
8
cups torn Bibb lettuce
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
small red onion, sliced, separated into rings
1
tomato, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In small bowl, combine vinegar, water and Italian seasoning; mix well. Place 2 to 3 tablespoons vinegar mixture in medium bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes at room temperature to marinate. To prepare dressing, add oil and sugar to remaining vinegar mixture in small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 When ready to grill, remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 4 Meanwhile, place asparagus in large skillet; add 1/2 inch water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 2 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is bright green and crisp-tender.
  • 5 Arrange lettuce on 4 individual plates; sprinkle each with garbanzo beans. Slice each chicken breast half crosswise into slices; do not separate slices. Fan chicken slices; arrange 1 breast half on lettuce mixture on each plate. Arrange steamed asparagus, onion rings and tomato wedges around chicken. Serve with dressing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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