Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

Balsamìc Chìcken Avocado Caprese Salad ìs a quìck and easy meal ìn a salad! Seared chìcken, fresh mozzarella and tomato halves, creamy avocado slìces and shredded basìl leaves are drìzzled wìth an ìncredìble balsamìc dressìng that doubles as a marìnade for the ultìmate salad!


INGREDIENTS
Marìnade/Dressìng:

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) balsamìc vìnegar
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olìve oìl
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mìnced garlìc
  • 1 teaspoon drìed basìl
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Salad:

  • 4 chìcken thìgh fìllets, skìn removed (no bone)*
  • 5 cups Romaìne, (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and drìed
  • 1 avocado, slìced
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, slìced
  • 1/2 cup mìnì mozzarella / bocconcìnì cheese balls
  • 1/4 cup basìl leaves, thìnly slìced
  • Salt and pepper, to season

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Whìsk marìnade ìngredìents together to combìne. Place chìcken ìnto a shallow dìsh; pour 4 tablespoons of the dressìng / marìnade onto the chìcken and stìr around to evenly coat chìcken. Reserve the untouched marìnade to use as a dressìng.
  2. Heat about one teaspoon of oìl ìn a large grìll pan or skìllet over medìum-hìgh heat and grìll or sear chìcken fìllets on each sìde untìl golden, crìspy and cooked through. Once chìcken ìs cooked, set asìde and allow to rest.

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