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Grilled Chicken with Tomato Salad

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and about 1/3 cup salad)
Sweet grape tomatoes work well in this summer salad, but you can use yellow pear or cherry tomatoes, as well.

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 chicken thighs (about 3 1/2 pounds), skinned
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Salad:
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 351
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 12.2 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 4.6 g
  • polyfat 2.8 g
  • protein 52.8 g
  • carbohydrate 4.9 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 220 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 565 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare chicken, combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning occasionally.

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 9 minutes on each side or until done.

  4. To prepare salad, combine tomatoes and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss well. Serve with chicken.