Strawberry Chicken Salad With Mint & Goat Cheese
MAKES: 4 Servings
PREP TIME: 30 Minutes
COOK TIME: ~10 Minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 Minutes
Recipe adapted from https://www.eatingwell.com.
Original publication date April 28, 2021
1 lb. chicken cutlets
6 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
3/4 tsp. salt, divided
1/2 tsp. ground pepper, divided
3 Tbsp. white-wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. minced shallot
1 1/2 tsp. fresh mint leaves, divided, plus more for garnish
10 cups mixed salad greens (about 8 oz.)
2 1/2 cups strawberries, sliced
4 oz. sugar snap peas, trimmed and thinly sliced
2 oz. goat cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Preheat grill to medium-high. Brush chicken with 1 Tbsp. oil and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper. Grill, turning once, until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. When cool enough to handle, slice the chicken.
Meanwhile, whisk vinegar, shallot, honey, and the remaining 5 Tbsp. oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper in a large bowl. Finely chop 1/4 cup mint; add to the dressing in the bowl, whisking to combine. Reserve 2 Tbsp.
of the dressing.
Tear or coarsely chop the remaining 3/4 cup mint leaves; add to the bowl along with mixed greens. Toss gently to combine. Divide the salad among 4 dinner bowls. Combine the chicken and the reserved 2 Tbsp. dressing in the large bowl; stir to coat. Divide the chicken, strawberries, snap peas, goat cheese, and almonds among the
4 dinner bowls. Garnish with more mint, if desired.