Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing

Well, it has begun. The spring cleaning that is. I am slowly going through rooms, pantries, closets and drawers, paring down and cleaning up. The same goes for my diet. Ridding myself of excess and keeping things clean and simple. Like this Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing.
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Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing

The Salad:

The salad is very simple. Baby greens, fresh berries and gorgonzola topped with and my tender grilled chicken breast and drizzled with a simple honey lemon dressing, a perfect spring or summer meal.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing

 The Chicken:

There is a trick to getting a perfectly tender boneless skinless chicken breast. Click to find out how to make my tender grilled chicken.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing

The Recipe: Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing:

You will need: my recipe for grilled chicken breasts and a grill. If you don’t have room for a big grill can I recommend this mini grill from Weber (affiliate link)? We just bought it and love it! Paleo/Whole 30 Option: sub soft cheese for avocado and skip the honey)

5 from 2 votes
Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Paleo/Whole 30 Option: sub soft cheese for avocado and skip the honey)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner recipe, grilling recipe, Whole30 recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Linda Spiker
Ingredients
The Salad:
  • 4 chicken breasts prepared like this
  • 5 oz baby greens
  • 2 cups assorted berries
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola or if you prefer a milder cheese, feta (those living dairy free sub with avocado)
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
Honey Lemon Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 T raw honey optional
  • pinch sea salt
  • few turns fresh black pepper
Instructions
For salad:
  1. Brine chicken as directed here.
  2. Place all salad items on a platter.
Prepare dressing:
  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, honey, sea salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Cook chicken breasts as directed above.
  3. Dress salad, plate and set one sliced chicken breast atop salad on each plate. If you have extra dressing (you should) drizzle over chicken.

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9 thoughts on “Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing


  1. This looks divine! And we just got some blueberries and raspberries! Perfect timing. Will definitely pin for others to have some healthy, tasty meals. Thank you for all of your amazing recipes….and I love the picture of you on the right. It just makes me smile!

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