Grilled Chicken and Vegetables with Tomato Vinaigrette

This Grilled Chicken and Vegetables recipe with Tomato Vinaigrette is loaded with perfectly grilled chicken, tons of grilled veggies (whatever vegetables you wish, really), and a delicious tomato-based vinaigrette dressing. It’s the perfect way to throw together dinner without turning the oven on!

Grilled Chicken and Vegetables with Tomato Vinaigrette

Grilled veggies, perfectly grilled chicken, and my favorite dressing… Dinner is SERVED! The summer is great for so many reasons but one of my favorites is because of the abundance of vegetables available right from the farm. This salad is the best example I know of a summer vegetable bounty. I love how the grilled chicken and veggies are tied together with this savory tomato vinaigrette. This meal is totally customizable based on what vegetables are available to you and is sure to be a new family favorite.

Tips for Grilling Chicken

  1. Marinate your meat! Any meat that has had a change to be infused with flavor will taste better and be juicier (thanks to the addition of salt).
  2. Prep your grill: Make sure your grill is preheated and that the grates are clean! You want to make sure the grill has come up to the proper temperature. Cleaning the grates will ensure your chicken doesn’t stick. Right before you cook you can rub a little oil on your grates as well!
  3. Cook over indirect heat: While you want your grill to be preheated you do not want to cook over direct flame. Cooking over indirect flame will ensure the chicken doesn’t burn before it is cooked through inside.
  4. Cover your grill! Covering your grill will make sure the grill stays hot and that your food cooks quicker.
  5. Use a thermometer! Sure there are plenty of other tricks to figure out if your chicken is properly cooked, but the most fool proof is to use an instant read thermometer. You want it to read 165º in the thickest part of the chicken.

Can I make it without a grill?

Yes! While we love the charred smoky taste of the grill, this dish would still be perfectly acceptable on a grill pan inside of even if you need to, in a regular skillet! Do what works for you, either way a nice marinated juicy piece of chicken will be delicious with all these veggies and tomato vinaigrette.

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Grilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 0:30 Serves 2

Ingredients

    For the chicken

    For the veggies

    For the Tomato Vinaigrette

    Directions

    • Toss chicken in extra virgin olive oil and spices, set aside
    • Cut veggies and toss in oil and salt, set aside
    • Spray the grill and heat to 350 400 degrees
    • Place the chicken breasts on one side
    • On the other side place a layer of greased tin foil and place the veggies on top
    • Cook for about 7-8 minutes then flip over
    • Cook veggies until desired softness, and cook chicken until fully cooked
    • Make the dressing by combining ingredients in your high-speed blender and blending until smooth
    • Taste and adjust spices as needed
    • Serve with veggies warm or hot over a bed of spinach!
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    Strawberry and Mango Salsa Chicken

    This Strawberry and Mango Salsa Chicken is the perfect light dish on a spring or summer night! It has contrasting sweet and savory flavors that make it so good! This mango chicken is also easy to put together and pairs so well with many other dishes! It’s gluten-free and paleo too!

    Grilled Mango Salsa Chicken Recipe

    With grilling season upon us, this Grilled Strawberry and Mango Salsa Chicken should be on weekly rotation! We can’t get enough of grilling with a touch of sweetness! The best part of this delicious dish is that it’s simple to prepare, and EVERYONE is going to love it! The chicken is marinated in a sweet mango puree and then grilled to perfection and topped with a fresh mango and strawberry salsa. It’s gluten-free, paleo and just dang delicious!

    Why We Love Mangos

    Did you know that mangos provide 100% of your daily vitamin C, 35% of your daily vitamin A and 12% of your daily fiber? And they’re super delicious, of course! They are rich in antioxidants as well, which help fight free radicals. A diet rich in mangos and other vitamin C rich fruits can help aid in improving gut health as well!

    fresh mango salsaHow do you cut a mango?

    There are a lot of different methods out there for cutting mangos. Some say to peel the mango and slice. We found the easiest way is to slice off two chunks of the mango on the flat side. Then cut up the pieces while it’s still in the skin and then scoop it out.

    Alternatively you could also cut the mango halves, then using a glass similar in size scope out the mango in one large chunk. Then dice it up!

    Can you swap out other fruits?

    We love this with mango and strawberries, but you could probably substitute a few other sweet fruits here, such as pineapple or peaches!

    Using a Grill Pan or a Grill

    Our first choice for cooking this recipe is to cook it on an outdoor grill. Since this chicken has a sweet mango marinade, cooking it on the grill where there is more air circulation is better and there is less likely of a chance to burn. However, we have tested it on a grill pan and it works, but you shouldn’t leave too much of the marinade on the chicken before placing on the pan to grill since it has a tendency to burn before it is cooked through.

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    Grilled Mango Chicken with Strawberry Mango Salsa
    Serves 4
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    Prep Time
    20 min
    Cook Time
    20 min
    Prep Time
    20 min
    Cook Time
    20 min
    Ingredients
    1. 1 1/2 pound organic boneless chicken breasts, about 4 breasts
    2. 1/2 mango, pureed
    3. 1 tablespoon honey
    4. 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
    5. 1/2 lime, juiced
    6. Pinch fine sea salt
    7. Pinch black pepper
    Strawberry Mango Salsa
    1. 1 cup mango, cubed
    2. 1 cup strawberries, diced
    3. 1/4 red onion, finely diced
    4. 1 teaspoon lime juice
    5. Fresh cilantro, basil, or mint, chopped
    Instructions
    1. Slice mango in half and scoop out the flesh. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
    2. In a bowl, mix together mango puree, honey, coconut amigos, lime, salt and pepper.
    3. Pat chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.
    4. Add chicken and mixture into a glass dish or resealable plastic bag and let marinade in the refrigerator for at minimum 30 minutes, up to 8 hours.
    5. When ready to grill, grease grill with oil and heat to medium heat.
    6. Grill chicken for about 10 minutes on each side, brushing remaining marinade on it when flipping, until no pink remains. Time will vary based on thickness of chicken breasts.
    7. While grilling, mix together salsa ingredients.
    8. Top chicken with salsa and enjoy!
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    DIY Best Ever Chicken Rub

    This DIY Best Ever Chicken Rub is the perfect gift to throw together for the griller in your family! Make a small or large batch, place the mix in a cute jar, and add it to a basket with BBQ tools for an awesome holiday gift this season! 

    DIY Best Ever Chicken Rub

    DIY Gift Week Day 2!

    Yesterday I shared the Espresso Candied Pecans, and today is the Best Ever Grilled Chicken rub from my cookbook! It is a staple. In fact, it’s the only grilled chicken I make! It’s flavorful and delicious. You can easily make a big batch and send it along with some grilling gear to the grill master in the family. I know I’d like that gift! 

    DIY Best Ever Chicken Rub

    Throw together a little basket with the spice mix, these grilling tools, and maybe even a gift card to the local market or his/her favorite butcher! 

    What You’ll Need:

    Mini Jars (any will do- adjust sizes based on quantity you are giving)

    Printable Labels (these have all the info filled in for your grilling gift)

    BBQ Tools (these would make a great gift!)

    Ribbon

    Card Stock (White) Card Stock (Brown)


    DIY Best Ever Chicken Rub

    Best Ever Grilled Chicken Rub
    Serves 6
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    Prep Time
    5 min
    Prep Time
    5 min
    Ingredients
    1. 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
    2. 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
    3. ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    4. ½ teaspoon onion powder
    5. ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
    6. Optional: ¼ to ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes, as desired
    Instructions
    1. Place all spices into your jar.
    When cooking, add
    1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    2. 2 cloves garlic, minced
    Makes
    1. About ¼ cup wet rub [enough for 1 to 1½ pounds boneless chicken
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    DIY Best Ever Chicken RubDownload your printable spice rub labels HERE.

    Best Ever Grilled Chicken Rub

    Prep Time 5 min Total Time 0:05

    Ingredients

    Directions

  • Place all spices into your jar.
  • Recipe Notes

    1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    2. 2 cloves garlic, minced
    3. About ¼ cup wet rub [enough for 1 to 1½ pounds boneless chicken
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