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Grilled Chicken with Tomato Salad

Grilled Chicken with Tomato Salad

Sweet grape tomatoes work well in this summer salad, but you can use yellow pear or cherry tomatoes, as well.

Cooking Light JUNE 2007

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and about 1/3 cup salad)

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

Preparation

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.

Prepare grill.

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.

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 351
  • Calories from fat: 31%
  • Fat: 12.2g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Protein: 52.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 220mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 565mg
  • Calcium: 42mg
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