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Easy Grilled Chicken Salad

Easy Grilled Chicken Salad starts with shredded grilled chicken breast that is layered on a bed of lettuce with other assorted vegetables.
Prep Time10 minutes
Active Time20 minutes
Marination Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Salad, Grilled Chicken Salad, Summer Salad
Yield: 2 people
Author: Amrita Roy


Ingredients for Grilled Chicken

  • 2 nos Chicken Breasts approx 400 gms
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoon Olive Oil Extra virgin
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • ½ teaspoon Crushed Black Peppercorn
  • ½ teaspoon Oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder

Other Ingredients for Salad

  • ¼ cup Sweet Corn
  • 2 cups Lettuce chopped
  • 1 no Onion, medium chopped
  • ½ cup Zucchini cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup Yellow Bell Pepper chopped

Salad Dressing

  • 2-3 tablespoon Olive Oil Extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Salt to taste


Making of Grilled Chicken

  • Wash and pat dry the chicken breasts.
  • Marinate the chicken breasts with the mentioned ingredients (use 1-2 tablespoon of oil) for half an hour.
  • Heat a grilled pan and brush oil on it. Grill both sides of the marinated chicken breasts. Brush with oil whenever required.
  • Once the chicken breasts are grilled, allow them to cool. Later shred these grilled chicken breasts.

Preparation of Salad Dressing

  • Take a small size bowl and add lemon juice into it. Add salt and freshly crushed black peppercorn.
  • Whisk until the salt is dissolved. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil in a slow, steady stream while whisking consistently until emulsified.

Assembling Salad

  • In a large salad bowl, add chopped vegetables, sweet corn, and lettuce. Toss them gently.
  • Add half of salad dressing and combine well.
  • Next add shredded grilled chicken and slowly drizzle the remaining dressing. Toss them gently.
  • Check the seasonings and serve it.