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GRILLED CHICKEN AND WATERMELON SALAD




SERVINGS: 3 PREPPING TIME: 15 min COOKING TIME: 10 min



INGREDIENTS:

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs

4 cups mixed salad greens

3 cups cubed watermelon

1 medium cucumber

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

1/4 red onion

1/4 cup sliced almonds

1/2 cup mint leaves, packed

1 lime

smoked paprika

garlic powder

S&P

Olive oil




 

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a bowl combine chicken thighs, 1 tsp of paprika and 1 tsp of garlic powder. S&P to taste and generously splash with olive oil. Mix well until chicken is coated in spices. Cover and set aside.

  2. While the chicken marinades, cube the watermelon, slice red onion and cucumbers, and chop the mint finely.

  3. In a large bowl, combine watermelon, red onion, cucumber, feta and mint. Add a pinch of salt and splash with olive oil. Add the juice of the lime and toss gently until mixed well.

  4. Over medium high, heat a splash of olive oil in a cast or a grill pan. Place the chicken thighs in the pen opening the meat up at the slit. Grill the chicken breasts for about 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from the pan and let them rest for a few minutes.

  5. Add about a third of mixed salad greens to a bowl. Serve the watermelon salad on top with the grilled chicken thighs on the side. Garnish the salad with sliced almonds and enjoy!

NOTES:

This Grilled Chicken and Watermelon Salad with Mint-Lime Dressing is a refreshing and protein-packed dinner option. The combination of grilled chicken, sweet watermelon, tangy feta cheese, and crunchy almonds creates a delightful blend of flavors and textures. The mixed salad greens provide essential leafy greens to the dish.


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