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Grilled chicken salad


This chicken salad is tasty and delicious yet takes very little time to prepare.  Looks a bit 'undressed' as I've only used juices as a 'top-up'. Use some orange juice, mix with some calamansi juice, toss in a bit of salt, add in some sugar to taste, mix and just drizzle over .............. tangy and appetising!






This salad is full of citrus flavour and nutritious as well......... want some?

Recipe for Grilled Chicken salad

Ingredients
  • 2 chicken legs, skin removed, deboned
  • 4 Calamansi ~ Limau Kasturi
  • 4  tsp sugar
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 to 3 tsp extra virgin Olive oil
  • Curly lettuce or any greens of your choice
Seasoning
  • 4 pips garlic, pressed
  • 2 tsp Teriyaki honey and soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp each of :   salt, sugar and light soy sauce
  • a dash of pepper
Preparation
  1. Season the chicken legs with the above seasoning, preferably overnight, refrigerated.
  2. Pan grill the chicken till cooked, let cool, transfer to chopping board, cut to slices.
  3. Peel, segment 2 oranges, collect any juice in a bowl.  Discard membranes, pith and add in the greens.
  4. Squeeze out the calamansi juce, add sugar, stir till dissolved.
  5. Add in the extra virgin olive oil, pinch of salt, mix well.
  6. Pour this dressing onto the salad, toss to combine.
  7. Arrange salad onto a serving plate, top up with the sliced grilled chicken.
  8. Serve immediately.

Comments

  1. Cheah,I love your healthy chicken salad. Looks so pretty and mouth watering.

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  2. I love this kind of simple salad. I'll have this for my brunch. Btw, Happy Mid Autumn Festival to you & your family. Have loads of food & fun tonight.
    Blessings, Kristy ((hugs))

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  3. Absolutely yummy combination.Love how you added orange;)

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  4. loved the way you arrange the salad, makes me wanna dig in right away! and orange and chicken sounds really interesting!

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  5. Cheah, your salad look so heatlhy and good. 中秋节快乐哦^^

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  6. This is my kind of salad especially with fruits in it. Happy Mooncake Festival to you and your family!!

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  7. Ann
    Thank you. Yes, it's light and refreshing.

    Kristy
    Yes, you have nice time with your family too, can you sight the moon? I can't, weather is too hazy.

    Dzoli
    Thanks for visiting. Just hopped over to your blog and enjoyed viewing the pictures.

    Janine
    Actually, I was thinking whether the orange and chicken will click. Glad they did.

    Sonia
    Thank you. Happy mooncake festival to you and yourfamily too!

    ICook4Fun
    Yes, great with fruits. You enjoy the festival with your family too!

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  8. Like this healthy salad.
    Happy Mid-Autumn Festival to you and your family :)

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  9. Nice to have something light after the calories loaded mooncakes huh? lol! Looks delicious too! Happy Mid-Autumn Festival to you and family, Cheah:)

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  10. your grilled chicken sounds good for pasta and noodles too!

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  11. yummylittlecooks
    Thank you.

    Jeannie
    You've said it just right!

    Lena
    Yes, why not? Thanks for the tip!

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  12. Oh yes, I would love some please! Looks so good!

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  13. hi cheah, like this kind of chicken salad- citrus kick with the romaine (?) veggie- just pefect..
    o ya i also like your unique spiral mooncake

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  14. very healthy salad. I'll feel good eating this.

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