Spicy Chicken & Strawberry Salad

Spicy Chicken & Strawberry Salad

April 07, 2015

Probably one of my favorite ways to serve salad is with some sort of fruit in it. When strawberries are in season, I slice them in half and toss them with crisp lettuce, creamy cheese and chicken or steak. The sweetness mixed with all of the other ingredients makes for a bowl of deliciousness.


Spicy Chicken & Strawberry Salad Recipe | Spiceology


This Spicy Chicken & Strawberry Salad would make a great weeknight meal. Broil the chicken with our Smoky Honey Habanero rub and while it's cooking, toss some greens, strawberries, crumbled bleu cheese and dice avocado. Make a quick vinaigrette (recipe below) and top with sliced chicken and dinner is served.  

 

Smoky Honey Chicken Salad with Strawberries & Bleu Cheese | Spiceology

 

Smoky Honey Chicken Salad with Strawberries & Bleu Cheese


Serves 2


Ingredients


  • 1 head butter lettuce, washed and dried
  • 2 chicken breasts, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons Smoky Honey Habanero spice rub, divided
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 8 strawberries, washed, stemmed and halved
  • 1/2 cup bleu cheese, crumbled
  • 2/3 cup vinaigrette, see below
  • cooking spray

    Instructions


      1. Preheat broiler. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray with cooking spray.  Sprinkle chicken breasts with Smoky Honey Habanero rub and place on prepared baking sheet. Broil chicken for 5 minutes, turn and continue for another 3-5 minutes, or until done to your liking. Allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing.
      2. Tear the lettuce into pieces and divide among 2 plates or bowls. Top with avocado, strawberries, bleu cheese and sliced chicken. Drizzle with dressing or vinaigrette. Serve.


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