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Tuscan Chicken Salad

Beautiful nutty, juicy, and earthy flavors combine in this Tuscan Chicken Salad. Made with homemade balsamic dressing, this salad is simple to prepare and absolutely delicious.

Course Dinner, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Tuscan Chicken Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author LeelaLicious

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise
  • 8 cups spinach and arugula mix
  • 2 blood oranges fillets cut out
  • 6-8 figs dried and sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves toasted
  • 1/3 cup Feta cheese crumbled

Balsamic dressing:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • salt + pepper

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken breast halves with salt and pepper from both sides. Grill at medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side. Let cool for a minute, then cut into strips.
  2. Divide spinach and arugula between 4 plates/bowls. Arrange chicken strips, blood orange fillets, fig slices, toasted walnut halves and crumbled feta over top.
  3. In a bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients and drizzle over salad as much as desired.

Recipe Notes

*Dry toast at 350 F for 7-10 minutes. Keep a close eye at the end to prevent burning.