Grilled Chicken Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

3
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2
red bell peppers, each quartered
2
small yellow summer squash or zucchini, each halved lengthwise and crosswise
4
cups purchased mixed salad greens

Directions

  1. 1 Heat grill. Cook bacon in medium skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towel. Set aside.
  2. 2 Add vinegar, oil, brown sugar and marjoram to bacon drippings in skillet; cook and stir over medium heat to mix and dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Reserve about 1/4 cup of vinegar mixture to use as glaze during grilling; set remaining aside for dressing.
  3. 3 When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 5 minutes.
  4. 4 Brush chicken with reserved glaze; turn chicken. Add bell peppers and squash to grill. Brush chicken and vegetables with glaze. Cook about 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear and vegetables are crisp-tender, turning chicken and vegetables, and brushing with glaze once or twice. Discard any remaining glaze.
  5. 5 To serve, arrange mixed greens on 4 individual plates. Cut chicken crosswise into slices; place over greens. Arrange bell peppers and squash around chicken. Sprinkle with bacon. Drizzle or serve with reserved dressing.

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