Grilled Chicken Salad with Sesame Seed Vinaigrette

A flavorful vinaigrette recipe transforms this simple chicken salad recipe into a memorable main dish.


2 servings (serving size: 3 ounces chicken and 1 1/2 cups salad)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 6 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 231
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 28.6 g
Carbohydrate 13.7 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 406 mg
Calcium 68 mg


2 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
Cooking spray
3 cups packed prepackaged fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons unsweetened white grape juice
2 teaspoons sesame oil


Prepare grill.

Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until done.

Combine spinach, grapes, and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Combine vinegar, grape juice, sesame oil, and remaining salt and pepper.

Slice chicken diagonally into thin slices. Toss chicken with spinach mixture. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad.