Mesclun salad with chicken

Mesclun with Chicken


Serves 2

Whisk together lime juice, honey, red pepper flakes, and ½ tsp salt in a large bowl and slowly add oil and whisk.
Transfer chicken to a sealable plastic bag and add 1/3 cup lime vinaigrette, then seal bag. Marinate chicken at room temperature 15 minutes.
Transfer another 1/3 cup lime vinaigrette to a bowl, stir in tomatoes and onions, and marinate until chicken is finished cooking.
Transfer remaining 1/3 cup lime vinaigrette to a large bowl and set aside for cooked chicken.
Remove chicken from bag, discarding marinade, and sprinkle all over with remaining 1/2 teaspoons salt.


Grill Chicken

Sear chicken on lightly oiled grill rack, turn frequently, until browned, 5-6 minutes.
Turn off grill cook leaving seared chicken on grill with lid closed until cooked through, approximately 10-15 minutes
Place grilled chicken in a bowl, add lime vinaigrette and turn to coat.  Leave in bowl 5 minutes, then transfer to a plate and loosely cover with foil. Marinade can be used for salad.
Assemble salad by tossing together mesclun, basil, tomato mixture.  Serve with chicken

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