chicken caprese salad

Major fan of this salad, it’s like my favorite sandwich and appetizer rolled into a beautiful dish.

Try it and you will love it.

Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • salt, pepper, garlic powder + onion pwder
  • 2 romaine hearts, chopped
  • 6 oz. ovaline fresh mozzarella
  • 8 oz. cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, fine chop

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbs brown sugar, packed

Directions:

For the balsamic reduction — In a small saucepan, heat the balsamic vinegar and sugar over medium.  Bring to a slight boil and allow to reduce to half, about 6-8 minutes.  Set aside and allow to cool.

Heat oil on a grill pan on medium high.  Season chicken with salt, garlic powder and onion powder to taste.  Add chicken to pan and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through.  Remove from pan and chop into bite sized pieces.

Assemble salad as pictured below.  Drizzle with balsamic reduction.

Yields 2 servings.

…delicious happens

Recipe courtesy of damndelicous.net

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