Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad

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Our Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad is the perfect dish for health-conscious food lovers. This salad combines the juicy, flavorful goodness of grilled chicken marinated in lemon and herbs with a mix of crisp greens and colorful vegetables, all tossed in a light vinaigrette. It's a protein-packed meal that's ideal for a nutritious lunch or a light dinner.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6 oz or 170g each)
  • 2 lemons, juiced (3 oz or 85ml)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (1 oz or 30ml)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (0.2 oz or 6g)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped herbs (parsley, thyme, rosemary) (0.1 oz or 3g)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens (5 oz or 140g)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (5 oz or 140g)
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced (4 oz or 112g)
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced (1 oz or 28g)
  • Additional olive oil and lemon juice for dressing


  1. Marinate the chicken breasts with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, herbs, salt, and pepper. Let sit for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the chicken for 6-7 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C).
  3. Once cooked, let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing it thinly.
  4. In a large salad bowl, toss the salad greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion.
  5. Top the salad with sliced grilled chicken and drizzle with a bit more olive oil and lemon juice for dressing. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Per Serving:
Calories: 275
Protein: 28g
Carbohydrates: 12g
Fat: 14g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 4g

Health Benefits

This Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Salad is not only delicious but also packed with nutritional benefits. The chicken provides a high-quality source of lean protein which is essential for muscle repair and growth. The assortment of vegetables in the salad offers a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, which help in boosting immunity and overall health. The olive oil and lemon juice dressing adds healthy fats and vitamin C, promoting heart health and skin vitality.

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