Chicken Salad with Goat Cheese

  • Yield: 4 servings


chicken salad
4-- chicken breast halves, boned, with skin
6cups mixed salad greens
1small red onion, thinly sliced
1-- carrot, cut in strips
1-- yellow bell pepper, cut in strips
5ounces goat cheese, cut in 4 pieces
4-- sprigs rosemary
1/4cup pine nuts, toasted
1tablespoon olive oil
1/2teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon pepper
Salad Vinaigrette
1/3cup olive oil
2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1clove minced garlic clove
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon pepper



  1. In large bowl, place salad greens, onion, carrot and bell pepper; chill. Under skin of each chicken breast half, insert 1 piece of goat cheese and 1 sprig of rosemary. Pull skin back over meat, brush chicken with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place chicken on broiler pan, skin side up. Broil about 7 minutes, turn and cook about 7 minutes longer or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. To chilled vegetables, add Salad Vinaigrette and toss; divide evenly on 4 plates. Place chicken on cutting board and slice. Arrange chicken slices on salad and sprinkle with pine nuts.
  2. Salad Vinaigrette: Whisk together 1/3 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 minced garlic clove, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.