Cookbook:Grilled Chicken & Arugula Salad

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This salad consists of savory grilled chicken and spicy arugula dressed with a citrus vinaigrette.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups tightly packed arugula lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the chicken
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Shaved Parmeggiano-Reggiano cheese (shaved not grated)

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Brush both sides of chicken with extra-virgin olive oil. Season both sides liberally with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Grill over a preheated charcoal grill, turning often, until internal temperature reaches 165˚F.
  3. Move to a plate and cover with aluminum foil. Let rest 10 minutes before shredding with two forks.
  4. Whisk together mustard and lemon juice. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season, if desired, with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Toss chicken with lettuce and dressing. Top with shaved Parmeggianno-Reggiano cheese and serve chilled.