Thursday, August 2, 2012

Recipe: Balsamic Chicken Salad

This is a quick and easy meal that is perfect for a lunch or dinner.  You might even want to prep extra chicken for another meal using this marinade -- it's that good!

Balsamic Chicken Salad


2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
1 cup balsamic vinegar
a few leaves of fresh basil, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tbsp. olive oil
mixed greens

1.  Mix the vinegar, basil, garlic, and olive oil in a small bowl, then combine with the chicken breasts to marinate. Marinate in refrigerator for two to three hours.

2.  Prepare outdoor grill or grill pan.

3.  Remove chicken and discard marinade.  Grill chicken until done through, about eight minutes per side.  Let chicken rest, then slice.

4.  Top greens with chicken and a few extra shreds of basil.

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