Grilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Summer is coming to a close but it’s NOT over yet! For the next number of weeks you can be sure I’ll be doing tons of grilling and enjoying it every chance I get. This salad 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 Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato VinaigretteGrilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Grilled veggies, perfectly flavored and grilled chicken, and my new favorite dressing… Dinner is SERVED!

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Grilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min 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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    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad [VIDEO]

    This Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad is bursting with flavor. Bold, zesty chicken and juicy sweet pineapple make this chopped salad one of our absolute favorites!

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    It is so hot here in Boston, and that’s coming from the girl who was just visiting Florida in June. Wheeeew, hot. In leu, turning on the stove the past two nights wasn’t quite in the cards. The grill was though, paired with this Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad that is just bursting with flavor.

    Let’s see what we got: spicy and bold chicken, sweet and juicy grilled pineapple, refreshing crisp local lettuce, local tomatoes, and finally, avocado. Count me in any day of the week. Oh, and don’t forget the light and easy lime vinaigrette.

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    This salad is one of the most popular recipes on the blog, and for good reason! It’s simple, flavorful, with a deliciously bold chicken!

    A little spice, a little sweet, a perfect dinner! The Sriracha and lime together make for a fabulous marinade that comes together quickly!

    Healthy, low-carb, and perfect for summer!

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

    Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 15 min Serves 4

    Ingredients

      Sriracha Lime Chicken

      Salad

      • 4 cups lettuce, chopped (I use this salad chopper)
      • 8 pineapple slices, using pineapple corer
      • 1 cup organic grape tomatoes
      • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
      • 1 avocado, cubed

      Lime Vinaigrette

      Directions

      • Heat the grill to medium heat.
      • Season chicken with salt and pepper. In a bowl or marinade dish, combine sirarcha and lime.
      • Add chicken and let marinade in the fridge for at least 20 minutes, the longer the better.
      • Once ready to cook, add chicken to the greased grill.
      • Cut pineapple using pineapple corer and add to grill, grill for 3-4 minutes on each side.
      • While they are grilling, chop lettuce, then chop avocado, tomato, and red onion and add to serving dish.
      • Whisk together dressing, taste, and adjust seasoning as desired (i.e. more lime, additional sea salt, additional vinegar)- place in fridge until ready to use.
      • Once chicken is done cooking, assemble the salad, toss with dressing and enjoy!

      Recipe Notes

      *Nutrition info per serving: 373 calories, 38 grams of protein, and 30 carbohydrates*
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      My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

      The official first day of Summer is TOMORROW. Where did the year go? School is ending, and I’m getting ready for a blog-filled summer bringing you tons of recipes that I think you all will absolutely love. Starting with today! Today’s Healthy Food Friday with American Express is all about lemons and my go-to salad dressing! 

      Earlier this week I took a vote on my Facebook Page (if you’re not following me there, you should totally come hang), looking for which lemon recipe you guys wanted to see. The options were: Strawberry Lemonade, my go-to Salad Dressing, Lemon Curd, and Lemon Cookies. While two were in the top, it seems you guys love lemons as much as I do right now, so I’m thinking they will all need to appear in the upcoming weeks!

      I often start my mornings off with a glass of warm water with lemon. Lemons are amazing and provide so many health benefits. Plus, they often add the perfect flavor to a dish. Win-win all around.

      The Benefits of Lemons

      I decided to start off with a favorite of mine. The past few weeks have been all about the BBQ and light side dishes. I’ve been getting tons of local spinach from the farm, and have been making salads left and right. This is my go-to dressing that I whip up in under 4 minutes to dress our salads with! 

      P.S. For my Instagram fam, here is the salad chopper I was telling you about! Find it here.

      My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

       

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      My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

      My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

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       How do you reap the benefits of lemons?

      Homemade Strawberry Vinaigrette

      Sometimes I like a little-sliced fruit on top of my salads. What I like even more is a fruity, refreshing dressing!

      This Homemade Strawberry Vinaigrette adds such delicious flavor to any salad. You can even use it on top of chicken for a delicious, strawberry marinade!

      The combination of fresh, local, sweet strawberries with tangy balsamic vinaigrette is salad dressing perfection.

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      Strawberry Vinaigrette

      Ingredients

      Directions

    • 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender
    • 2. Blend on high until smooth
    • 3. Season with ground pepper
    • 4. Store in fridge
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      There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation, at no cost to you! However, I only recommend products I absolutely love and use in my own home! Thank you for supporting Lexi's Clean Kitchen when you shop! See my privacy policy for more information about this, the information we save, and more!