Grilled Fajita Chicken Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette | TheSuburbanSoapbox.com
grilled chicken fajita salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

the refreshing and light grilled fajita salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 1798 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 2 bell peppers sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 avocado pitted and sliced
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the chicken, onion, bell pepper in a resealable bag. In a small bowl, whisk together the fajita seasoning, oil and water. Pour the marinade into the bag and seal tightly. Allow the chicken to marinade in the refrigerator for 1-12 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill.
  3. Remove the chicken, onion and bell pepper from the marinade. Discard the marinade. Place the chicken, onion and bell pepper on the grill. Grill for 3-4 minutes and then turn over. Cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the chicken is cook through. Transfer to a platter, cover with foil and allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the foil and slice the chicken into 1/2 inch slices across the grain.
  5. Arrange the salad greens on a platter. Top with the chicken, onions, peppers and avocado.
  6. Whisk together the lime juice, honey, mustard, vinegar, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  7. Toss the dressing with the salad and serve.
Nutrition Facts
grilled chicken fajita salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1798 Calories from Fat 621
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 69g 106%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 691mg 230%
Sodium 612mg 26%
Potassium 4762mg 136%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 17g
Protein 249g 498%
Vitamin A 59.4%
Vitamin C 128.7%
Calcium 20%
Iron 55.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.