Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Dressing
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper , seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salad
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 radishes , finely sliced
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 3 radishes , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
Instructions
  1. In a shallow dish, combine lime juice, olive oil, cilantro and salt.
  2. Add chicken and cover and refrigerate to marinate for at least 30 minutes (flipping after 15).
  3. Grill or bake your chicken until fully cooked.
  4. While chicken is cooking, add all of the dressing ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Assemble your salad with a layer of lettuce, quinoa, chopped chicken, sliced radishes and green onions.
  6. Pour dressing and serve immediately.