Pinterest Follow Button
Redibase
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook
Print

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

No recipe image available.Salad greens, orange segments, red bell pepper, red onion and cilantro are tossed in an apple-cumin dressing and topped with chicken strips seasoned with Dijon mustard, cumin and Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

Salad Dressing:
1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons coarse Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Salad:
4 cups torn salad greens
2 medium oranges, peeled, sectioned
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley

Chicken:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
2 tablespoons coarse Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons butter melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Salad Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together all ingredients until thoroughly blended; chill.
  2. For Salad: In large shallow bowl combine ingredients for salad; cover and chill.
  3. For Chicken: Heat broiler. Grease rack of broiler pan; set aside.
  4. Pound each chicken breast half between sheets of waxed paper to 1/4-inch thickness.
  5. Combine mustard, melted butter and cumin; brush on both sides of chicken.
  6. Place chicken on broiler pan. Broil about 6-inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes. Turn chicken over, and broil an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and no longer pink in center. Sprinkle 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese divided evenly between the chicken.
  7. Toss salad with dressing.
  8. To serve, divide dressed salad among 4 plates, top each with warm, sliced chicken breast and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.