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Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlCilantro - chopped fine
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin - ground
1 teaspoon 5mlCayenne
  Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon 15mlCilantro - chopped
3   Red or green leaf lettuce
4   Chicken breast halves
1 1/2 cups 355mlCheddar - shredded
6   Tomatillo - chopped
1 1/2 cups 355mlMonterey Jack - shredded
1/2 cup 118mlOlive oil
3 tablespoons 45mlRed wine vinegar
2   Ancho chiles - seeded

Recipe Instructions

Combine the first measure of olive oil, ground cumin, cayenne, the first measure of cilantro and salt (to taste) in a bowl. Remove the skin and bones from the chicken breasts. Rub the chicken with the olive oil and herb mixture.

Grill the chicken on both sides until tender (15 to 20 minutes). Set aside in a small bowl. Stir the chopped tomatillo, the second measure of olive oil, the red wine vinegar, the ancho chiles, the second measure of cilantro and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Set aside.

Wash and dry the lettuce and tear into chunks. Arrange in a large bowl. Cut the chicken breasts into 1/2" thick slices and arrange in the center of the lettuce. Arrange the shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack around the chicken. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and serve.

Bobby Flay and Jack McDavid


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