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Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Yields1 ServingPrep Time2 hrs 15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time2 hrs 35 mins

Made with the juiciest, tender honey mustard chicken, romaine, strawberries, avocado and corn. And the dressing is perfection!

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

  cup whole grain Dijon mustard
 2 qts green onions
 3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 ½ tsp honey
 1 tsp white balsamic vinegar
 ½ kg boneless, skinless chicken thighs
 1 tsp canola oil
 4 qts bacon, diced
 1 qt head romaine
 1 ½ cups quartered strawberries
 1 qt avocado
 1 cup corn kernels
1

In a medium bowl, whisk together Dijon, green onions, olive oil, honey and vinegar; season with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside 1/3 of the mixture. Place remaining 2/3 of the mixture in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

2

In a gallon size Ziploc bag or large bowl, combine chicken and reserved Dijon mixture; marinate for at least 2 hours to 6 hours, turning the bag occasionally. Drain the chicken from the marinade.

3

Preheat grill to medium heat.

4

Brush chicken with canola oil; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add chicken to grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 10 minutes.

5

Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Drain excess fat; transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate.

6

To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with chicken, bacon, strawberries, avocado and corn. Pour the Dijon dressing on top of the salad and gently toss to combine.

7

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 410
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%

Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 357mg15%
Potassium 782mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 34g12%

Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 25g
Protein 25g50%

Vitamin A 4375%
Vitamin C 16.3%
Calcium 47%
Iron 2.3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.