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Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil

This simple Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil is such a hit with adults and children alike, it combines a Delicious Chicken marinated in all Fresh ingredients, Crisp apples, and Fresh Basil. I have also lightened it up by cutting the mayo in half, and using Greek Yogurt to replace it! It’s a simple Lunch treat you are going to be extremely happy with for sure.

Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil

 

Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil
Prep Time
25 mins
Chill
30 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
This simple Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil is such a hit with adults and children alike, it combines a Delicious Chicken marinated in all Fresh ingredients, Crisp apples, and Fresh Basil. I have also lightened it up by cutting the mayo in half, and using Greek Yogurt to replace it! It’s a simple Lunch treat you are going to be extremely happy with for sure.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apples, Basil, chicken
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 280 kcal
Author: Heidy L. McCallum
Ingredients
Chicken Applicious Salad with Fresh Basil
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
Ingredients for chicken salad
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts diced recipe above
  • 1/2 cup Real Mayo
  • 1/2 cup Greek Plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Gala apples diced
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients listed (except chicken) in a blender. Blend about 45 seconds. Once done set to the side.
  2. Place chicken in a large ziplock bag, (careful not to spill marinade) pour over chicken in a ziplock bag.
  3. Place in refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes.
  4. Once 30 to 60 minutes have elapsed, remove chicken from marinade place on clean plate.
  5. Pre-Heat grill to medium heat (or grill pan if doing in-house). Place meat on grill or pan, cook on each side 4-5 minutes or till completely done. Once done place on a clean plate and cool for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Once cooled dice chicken into small bite-size pieces. Set to the side.
  7. In a large glass bowl combine all the listed ingredients together. Mix gently but thoroughly.
  8. Serve on grilled wraps or any desired bread.
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16 Comments

  • Reply
    Kc Kahn
    May 7, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    I love all the chopped goodies in this dish! The #marinade for the #chicken sounds so delish! This is a perfect summer meal! Thanks Heidy!

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      May 7, 2014 at 3:17 pm

      Thanks KC, and the secret ingredient of Basil really brings out the flavor!!!

  • Reply
    taranoland
    May 1, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    Gorgeous, I could have that everyday for lunch!! Tweeting!!

  • Reply
    Renee's Kitchen Adventures
    May 1, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    simple and delicious! There is nothing like fresh basil.

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      May 1, 2014 at 3:02 pm

      Thank you Renee! That poor Basil plant of mine gets a workout!!! It’s one of my favorites !

  • Reply
    Joanne T Ferguson (@mickeydownunder)
    May 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    G’day Look delicious Heidy! YUM! WISH I could try some now!
    Cheers! Joanne

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      May 1, 2014 at 3:02 pm

      Thank you Joanne! Apples and chicken are a match in heaven !!

  • Reply
    Linda (Meal Planning Maven)
    May 1, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    So let’s see, if you leave now, you can bring me this yummy salad for lunch today! HA! Beautiful dish as always!

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      May 1, 2014 at 3:03 pm

      Ha Ha!!! I am going to have to make another batch Linda, we ate it!!!!

  • Reply
    Kecia
    May 1, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    Fantastic!! Could you run some by for lunch??

  • Reply
    auntbeesrecipes
    May 1, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Oh that looks DELICIOUS!!!! I love the ingredient list! <3

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