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Grilled Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Grilled Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Perfect for two, this pretty entree salad features strips of hearty grilled chicken. Tomato, dried cranberries, olives and walnuts add wonderful flavor to each forkful.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 3 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing


  • 1. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  • 2. Divide salad greens between two serving plates; top with tomato, cranberries, cheese, olives, onions and walnuts. Slice chicken; arrange over salads. Serve with Italian dressing. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 383 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 776 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 42 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.