Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad Recipe

Grilled chicken served over a Romaine salad with grilled corn and a Sí Sí Cilantro dressing.
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3 ears fresh corn on the cob, husks and silks removed
  • 1-2 poblano chile peppers, seeded, cut into 3 sections
  • 18 ounces chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1½ ripe avocados, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • ¾ cup salad toppers tortilla strips

cooking methods

  • Grill

directions

  1. In a gallon freezer bag, combine first 3 ingredients and 1-2 teaspoons Sí Sí Cilantro Seasoning. Seal well; toss to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours or up to overnight.
  2. In a small container with tight fitting lid, combine next 3 ingredients and remaining 1-2 teaspoons Sí Sí Cilantro Seasoning. Seal well; shake to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard bag with marinade. Place chicken, corn and peppers on grill. Grill, turning occasionally, until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer and corn and peppers are lightly charred or desired doneness, about 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove corn kernels from cob and slice chicken and peppers. Divide lettuce among 6 dinner plates. Top with chicken, peppers, corn, tomatoes, avocados and tortilla strips. Drizzle with dressing.

Makes 6 servings.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Place remaining 2 teaspoons Sí Sí Cilantro Seasoning in a quart freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

Wine Pairing: Chardonnay

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 490 Total Fat: 29g Sat. Fat: 4g Cholest: 90mg Sodium: 320mg Carbs: 29g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 7g Protein: 30g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Restaurant worthy dinner I never enjoy salads made from home; because they just aren't as flavorful as restaurant salads, that was until I made Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad! My new favorite salad dressing is the cilantro dressing in this recipe. Be sure to try this out!
Date published: 2020-03-18
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