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Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad


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Serves 4 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Balsamic Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad is a quick and easy meal in a salad! Seared chicken, fresh mozzarella and tomato halves, creamy avocado slices and shredded basil leaves are drizzled with an incredible balsamic dressing that doubles as a marinade for the ultimate salad!


Ingredients You'll Need

Marinade/Dressing:
1/4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt

Salad:
4 chicken thigh fillets, skin removed (no bone)*
5 cups Romaine, (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup mini mozzarella / bocconcini cheese balls
1/4 cup basil leaves, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper, to season


Directions

Whisk marinade ingredients together to combine. Place chicken into a shallow dish; pour 4 tablespoons of the dressing / marinade onto the chicken and stir around to evenly coat chicken. Reserve the untouched marinade to use as a dressing.
Heat about one teaspoon of oil in a large grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat and grill or sear chicken fillets on each side until golden, crispy and cooked through. Once chicken is cooked, set aside and allow to rest.
Slice chicken into strips and prepare salad with lettuce, avocado slices, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and chicken. Top with basil strips; drizzle with the remaining dressing; season with salt and pepper; serve.


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