5 Healthy Grilled Chicken Salad Recipes That You Cannot Miss On Your Diet

Grilling is the ruling activity of summer. It gathers people and encourages them to socialize. This is one of those events that is both creative and enjoyable.  People of all ages are suitable for a grilling event, and each person has something to offer. 

Mostly, people love grilling in summer because it is a great way to kill the heat and be refreshed. Plus, the food prepared is delicious and flavourful. On top of this, grilling is suitable and goes well with all kinds of food: chicken, seafood, beef, mutton, pork, and even vegetables. You can also grill your vegetables to give them that pleasant smoky flavor and make salads.  

The main reason for loving the grilled food is because of its smoky flavor. Some people use conventional grills for smoking and cooking their food while others use an electric smoker to add the smoky flavor to their food. A common misperception about grilled food is that it is thought to be unhealthy and not suitable for dieting. 

Grilling is not only healthy, but it will also help you maintain your diet. This leads to strengthening your willpower for dieting and also helps you enjoy a grilling event. Here are five healthy grilled chicken salad recipes that are suitable and appropriate for your diet.

Grilled Squash, Red Onion and Feta with Chicken

This recipe was inspired by the Latin American technique in which chicken and veggies are marinated in an acidic mixture to tender the meat and add flavor and crisp to the vegetables.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Total Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 serving

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • ¼ boneless chicken
  • One garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • Four medium squash
  • One medium red onion
  • Two bay leaves
  • Kosher salt
  • 8 oz. large feta pieces
  • Four banana peppers thinly sliced
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper

Instructions:

  • Combine squash, onion, and bay leaves with a coat of oil in a medium bowl to grill and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Add chicken and the combined squash, onion and bay leaves to the grill and grill them until the crisp does not form.
  • Take garlic, vinegar, and ½ cup oil in a small bowl and use this for grilling the chicken and veggies.
  • Once prepared, add feta and the chicken in a bowl and add the grilled veggies in it.
  • Now sprinkle banana peppers and red pepper on the top and season it with some oil and salt. Your tasty salad is ready to feast upon.

Oregon Grilled Chicken Salad

This salad is full of sweet and mouth watering flavors and is the perfect antidote for the heat of the summer. It has the best combination of fruits and veggies and chicken that will make you crave for it once you have tasted it.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Total Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 serving

Ingredients:

  • Four tablespoons white vinegar
  • ¼ cup virgin of olive oil
  • Two tablespoons of honey
  • One teaspoon of chopped fresh thyme
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound of boneless chicken
  • Two tablespoons of chopped shallot
  • 12 cups of mixed greens
  • Two peaches that should be sliced
  • 1 cup of blackberries
  • ½ cup of crushed toasted hazelnuts
  • 2 ounces of Oregon
  • Goat cheese

Instructions: 

  • Mix 2 tablespoons white vinegar, two tablespoons olive oil, one tablespoon honey, ½  teaspoon salt, and the thyme in a small baking dish and whisk.
  • Prepare the grill and cook the chicken until brown. Transfer the grilled chicken to a cutting board and combine two tablespoons vinegar, one tablespoon honey, and ½ teaspoon salt in a bowl.
  • Mix shallot and oil to the bowl and greens, peaches, blackberries while stirring it with oil.
  • Slice the chicken and sprinkle hazelnuts and cheese on the top and prepare it on a plate.
  • Toss the salad evenly, and your pleasant and appetizing chicken salad is ready to give you an out of the world experience.

Grilled Chicken with Mustard Broccoli

This recipe will make you love broccoli, and your children will also fell in love with this dish.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Total Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 serving

Ingredients:

  • 1½ pounds of broccoli
  • Kosher salt
  • ½ cup of yogurt
  • One tablespoon of mustard oil
  • One tablespoon grains of mustard
  • 1½ teaspoons of chili powder
  • One teaspoon of chaat masala
  • One teaspoon of crushed cumin
  • One teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • Olive oil
  • ½ pound boneless chicken

Instructions:

  • Grill broccoli with chicken until slightly charred. Season it with mustard oil and transfer it to a cutting board and slice it.
  • Combine yogurt, mustard oil, mustard, chili powder, chaat masala, cumin, and turmeric in a large bowl and add the sliced grilled chicken and broccoli to the bowl. Add oil and stir it evenly.
  • Add salt and transfer to a platter, and your chicken broccoli salad is ready.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Garlic and parsley

This is a simple yet flavourful and delicious recipe for your healthy chicken salad.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Total Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 serving

Ingredients:

  • 20 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • 1 pound of boneless chicken 
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper
  • Two tablespoons of whole-grain mustard
  • Two tablespoons of red vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of olives
  • 4 cups arugula
  • ½  cup of parsley leaves.
  • Three roasted red peppers

Instructions:

  • Mince half garlic and add oil in the saucepan and fry the garlic brown in it. Set aside this oil in a small bowl for grilling.
  • Prepare the grill and toss the chicken over it. Grill the chicken until charred and keep seasoning it with garlic oil and pepper.
  • Add leftover garlic, mustard, and vinegar in a blender and add arugula while blending.
  • Toss olives and the grilled chicken into a bowl and add the blended dressing and stir it nicely.
  • Serve the chicken with parsley leaves and dressing over it.

Grilled Chicken with Arugula and Chickpeas

This is a recipe that has an equal amount of chicken and veggies for your balanced diet.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Total Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 serving

Ingredients:

  • ½  cup of olive oil
  • ½  pound of chickpeas
  • Four sprigs of thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground red pepper flakes
  • 2 lb. of boneless chicken
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 3 cups of arugula
  • One tablespoon of finely crushed lemon zest
  • Two tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Sea salt

Instructions: 

  • Cook chickpeas, thyme, and red pepper flakes in a skillet until warm and add oil. Transfer this into a bowl.
  • Grill the chicken until charred and transfer it to the chickpeas bowl and mix it gently.
  • Mix arugula, lemon zest, and lemon juice into the bowl and sprinkle sea salt. Your balanced and flavourful chicken salad is ready to be served.

All the recipes mentioned above are guaranteed to help your diet plan and keep it balanced. You will enjoy preparing these delicious and overwhelming recipes with your family in a grilling event. Your family will enjoy food and stay healthy and fit.



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