Mexican Citrus Chicken Salad

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TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
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  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Mexican Seasoning:
2tablespoons olive oil
1teaspoon garlic
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon cumin
1teaspoon chili powder
1/2teaspoon dried oregano
Salad:
Texas Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned
6cups mixed salad greens, torn into bite-sized pieces
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. To prepare the seasoning: In a small bowl, mix all Mexican seasoning ingredients.
  2. To prepare the salad: Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Brush seasoning over chicken and grill or broil for 10 to 18 minutes or until cooked through. Baste with additional seasoning, if needed. Remove from heat and cut into strips.
  3. Arrange salad greens on 4 plates then add chicken strips, red pepper, and grapefruit sections. Garnish with scallions. Serve with dressing of your choice.

Recipe courtesy of TexaSweet

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