Summer Berry Salad with Grilled Chicken is such a wonderful and simple salad . It’s perfect for lunch or even a light dinner . It combines simple ingredients such as Grilled Chicken , Feta Cheese , fresh Blueberries , Strawberries, Grape Tomatoes with Baby Greens.
Ingredients for grilled chicken
- 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
Place all ingredients listed (except chicken) in a blender. Blend about 45 seconds. Once done set to side. Place chicken in a large ziplock bag, (careful not to spill marinade) pour over chicken in ziplock bag. Place in refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes .
Once 30 to 60 minutes have elapsed , remove chicken from marinade place on clean plate.
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 clean plate and cool for 10-15 minutes. Once cooled dice chicken in to small bite size pieces . Set to side.
Ingredients needed for Salad
- 1 cup of Fresh blueberries
- 1 and 1/2 cups of fresh strawberries, sliced
- 1 cup of grape tomatoes
- Feta cheese
- Baby greens
- Dressing of choice
Be sure to wash all berries, and lettuce before using . This step is very important to rid the berries and lettuce of any debris or possible chemicals . Slice chicken breasts before adding to salad .