Grilled Balsamic-Chicken Salad

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

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    410mg
    410%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    90%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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