Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Grilled Chicken Pineapple Salad and Balsamic Dijon Dressing

Salad Ingredients:
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 slices of fresh pineapple
  • Baby spinach
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Red onion
  • Red pepper
  • Olives, Optional

Toss all the above ingredients together in a Ziploc bag and marinate chicken for about a half hour before cooking completely on the grill. At the same time you can grill pineapple. Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving along with the grilled pineapple on a salad made from baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, strawberries, blackberries, red onion, red pepper and olives.

Dressing Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to season

Combine all ingredients in a container with a tight sealing lid and serve immediately.


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