BLT Balsamic Chicken Avocado Salad

Nutrition Information    Serves: 5    Serving Size: 1 Salad    Calories: 477 / Fat: 24g / Carbs: 20g / Protein: 25g

Nutrition Information

Serves: 5

Serving Size: 1 Salad

Calories: 477 / Fat: 24g / Carbs: 20g / Protein: 25g

Ingredients

Salad

  • 5 oz Bacon, diced and trimmed of all fat

  • 8 Cups mixed salad lettuce leaves

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1⁄4 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • Extra italian seasoning

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Balsamic Dressing / Marinade

  • 1⁄3 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 2 tsp italian seasoning

  • 2 tsp minced garlic

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 1⁄4 tsp salt

  • 10 oz boneless chicken thigh fillets

Preparation

  1. Whisk balsamic dressing / marinade ingredients together until well combined. Pour 2-3 tbsp into a shallow bowl. Add the chicken thighs and coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper; set aside for 10 minutes while the frying bacon.

  2. Fry bacon until crisp in a skillet over medium-high heat. Wipe pan over with paper towel.

  3. Cook chicken fillets until crisp and cooked through (about 7 minutes each side).

  4. Arrange all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Top with the bacon, chicken, avocado and sprinkle with feta, extra Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to your tastes. Drizzle with the remaining dressing, and serve.

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