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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

Bright red strawberries, paired with fresh spinach and grilled chicken makes for a fun and flavorful salad. This easy salad is perfect for lunch or dinner!
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, Salad, Spinach
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 oz mild cheddar cheese cubed or shredded
  • 1/2-3/4 C strawberries hulled and quarted
  • 5 oz Earthbound Farm organic spinach
  • Light dressing or vinaigrette

Optional additions:

  • Sliced red onions
  • Avocado
  • Bacon
  • Nuts

Instructions

  • If using a stovetop grill pan, preheat over medium heat. Lightly spray with favorite cooking oil. Pound chicken to an even thickness. Season both sides with salt, pepper and optional cayenne pepper. Cook in preheated pan for 3-4 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 160-165°F. Transfer to a cutting board to rest. 
  • Cube or shred cheese. Hull and quarter strawberries. Slice chicken into strips.
  • Add spinach to 1 medium serving bowl or divide between two large salad bowls. Arrange cheese, strawberries and chicken as desired, in addition to other desired toppings. Pour desired dressing over salad and serve or enjoy. 

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel