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.

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers,

Oxmoor House

January 2003
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