Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

GTU Recipes

Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 medium lemons
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 (6-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 8 ounces thin asparagus
  • 8 green onions, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 (5-oz.) pkg. arugula

Directions

Step 1

Grate lemon rinds to equal 2 teaspoons; halve lemons crosswise and reserve. Combine rind, oregano, canola oil, and garlic in a large bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat.

Step 2

Heat a grill pan over medium-high. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Add lemon halves to pan, cut sides down; cook 4 minutes. Remove chicken and lemons from pan. Cut chicken into slices.

Step 3

Coat asparagus and green onions with cooking spray; add to pan. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until charred and tender, tuning occasionally. Cut asparagus and green onions into 2-inch pieces.

Step 4

Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, olive oil, and vinegar in a large bowl. Add asparagus, green onions, and arugula; toss. Serve with chicken and lemon halves.

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