5.02.2015

Cilantro Lime Honey Grilled Chicken Salad


Cilantro Lime Honey Grilled Chicken Salad is so good you will want to make it every week in May in addition to Cinco de Mayo. My husband and neighbor boys all wanted seconds. It is savory and sweet at its best.

Calories: 200 per serving

3 chicken breasts, cut into 1" strips
juice of 2 limes
2 Tbls. olive oil
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1 bunch Romaine lettuce, broken into 1" pieces
2 tomatoes, diced
1 cup fresh corn kernals
1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 avocado, diced
1 bunch of green onions, chopped
1/4 cup feta cheese (optional)
Cilantro Lime Honey Dressing (recipe follows)

1. In a shallow baking dish, place chicken strips. Evenly spread lime juice and oil over chicken. Sprinkle cumin and chili powder over chicken strips.
2. Grill on medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes, turning once. Remove from heat and keep warm.
3. In a large bowl, toss lettuce, tomatoes, corn, beans, avocado, onions, and cheese.
4. Just before serving, add grilled chicken and dressing. Toss to coat.

Cilantro Lime Honey Dressing

1/4 cup olive oil
3 Tbls. honey
juice of 2 limes
2 Tbls. cilantro leaves, chopped
2 cloves of garlic cloves, minced

1. Place all ingredients in blender and pulse until combined.

Serves 6

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