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Grilled Chicken Salad with Sesame Seed Vinaigrette

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 2 servings (serving size: 3 ounces chicken and 1 1/2 cups salad)
A flavorful vinaigrette recipe transforms this simple chicken salad recipe into a memorable main dish.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. 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.

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

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

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