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Sincerely-Food-Chef
Ambassador [Associate]
Ambassador [Associate]
  • 713 calories
  • 35 min
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 lb chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  • 1 small pkg fresh basil
  • ½ (8 oz) pkg fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • 2 heads romaine lettuce
  • balsamic vinegar
  • basil, dried
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • pure maple syrup
  • salt
  • virgin coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry the fresh produce.
    • 2 heads romaine lettuce
    • 2 pints grape tomatoes
    • 1 avocado
    • 1 small pkg fresh basil
  2. Peel and mince garlic; transfer to a small bowl.
    • 4 cloves garlic
  3. To finish the marinade, add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, maple syrup, dried basil, and salt to the bowl with the garlic; whisk to combine.
    • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
    • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tsp pure maple syrup
    • 2 tsp basil
    • 2 tsp salt
  4. Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Transfer chicken to a shallow bowl. Pour half of the marinade over the chicken and stir until well coated. Set the remaining untouched marinade aside to use as salad dressing.
    • 2 lb chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  6. Once the skillet is hot, add oil and swirl to coat the bottom. Add chicken and cook until cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and set aside to cool.
    • 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  7. Chop romaine crosswise into strips and divide between bowls. Halve grape tomatoes and add to the bowls with the romaine.
  8. Cut the fresh mozzarella into bite-sized pieces and add to the bowls.
    • ½ (8 oz) pkg fresh mozzarella cheese
  9. Halve and pit the avocado. Slice thinly while still in skin, then scoop out and add to the bowls.
  10. Slice chicken into strips and add to the bowls.
  11. Pick leaves off the basil stems, roll up crosswise and thinly slice into ribbons and sprinkle over top of the salad.
  12. Drizzle with remaining dressing and enjoy!

Nutrition per Serving

Calories
713
Fat
42g
Net Carbs
18g
Protein
58g

Cookware

  • chef's knife
  • colander
  • cutting board
  • garlic press (optional)
  • measuring spoons
  • mixing bowls
  • stainless steel or cast iron skillet
  • tongs
  • whisk or fork