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Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

This simple and tasty grilled lemon chicken salad makes a substantial meal or terrific for sharing at gatherings. It’s light, healthy and beaming with Mediterranean flavor!

Grilled lemon chicken is a basic and versatile recipe to make for the family, guests or yourself for a healthy flavorful meal. The chicken is juicy, tender, savory and bursting with a bright lemony Mediterranean flavor. Grilling the chicken enhances the lemon flavor and makes it absolutely irresistible during the summer.

Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

How to make Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins

What you’ll need…

  • 2 lemons
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp. oregano
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 rsp. minced garlic
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (around 5 oz. (150g) each)
  • 8 oz. (220g) asparagus
  • 8 green onions, trimmed
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs. white wine vinegar
  • 1 packet 4 oz. (120g) rocket

What you need to do

Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad
  1. Heat oven to 400F (220C)
  2. Grate lemon rinds to equal 2 teaspoons, then halve the lemons and set aside. Combine lemon peel, oregano, oil, and garlic in a large bowl. Add chicken, season with salt and pepper and toss to cover.
  3. Place the chicken and halved lemons on a baking tray inside the heated oven and bake for 20-25 mins, until the chicken is cooked through and browned. Wait until slightly cooled then chop the chicken.
  4. Heat the coconut oil in a small pan over medium heat and cook the asparagus and green onions for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Cut asparagus and green onions into 2-inch pieces.
  5. Divide the rocket over plates and top with asparagus and green onions. Drizzle with white wine vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Serve with chicken and lemon halves.
Yield: SERVES: 4

Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

This recipe is so good! The fresh ingredients and lemon juice give the chicken so much flavor. Simple and tasty. It's great summer recipe but, you can certainly make it any time of the year.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp. oregano
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (around 5 oz./150g each)
  • 8 oz. (220g) asparagus
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs. white wine vinegar
  • 1 packet 4 oz. (120g) rocket

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400F (200C)
  2. Grate lemon rinds to equal 2 teaspoons, then halve the lemons and set aside. Combine lemon peel, oregano, oil, and garlic in a large bowl. Add chicken, season with salt and pepper and toss to cover.
  3. Place the chicken and halved lemons on a baking tray inside the heated oven and bake for 20-25 mins, until the chicken is cooked then chop the chicken.
  4. Heat the coconut oil in a small pan over medium heat and cook the asparagus and green onions for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, tuning occasionally. Cut asparagus and green onions into 2-inch pieces.
  5. Divide the rocket over plates and top with asparagus and green onions. Drizzle with white wine vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Serve with chicken and lemon halves. Enjoy you meal!


Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 229Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 38g

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You can also pair the grilled chicken with grilled vegetables, or quinoa for a healthy delicious dinner any day of the week.

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