Grilled Chimichurri Chicken and Vegetables Salad

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken and Vegetables Salad

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken and Vegetables Salad

Ingredients

  • One batch Authentic Chimichurri
  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets , (no bone) or chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 5 cups Romaine (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 3 ripe tomatoes , sliced
  • ½ a red onion , sliced
  • 2 avocados , sliced
  • Fresh parsley leaves , to garnish

Instructions

  1. Make a batch of Chimichurri using this recipe, in a small bowl or jug.
  2. Pour 4 tablespoons of Chimichurri out into a shallow dish to coat the chicken fillets, and allow to marinade for 20 minutes (if time allows).
  3. Refrigerate the reserved untouched marinade to use as a dressing.
  4. Heat the oil in a grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat and grill chicken fillets on each side until golden, crispy and cooked through.
  5. Once chicken is cooked, set aside and allow to rest.
  6. Slice chicken into strips and prepare salad with leaves, tomatoes, onion and avocado slices.
  7. Drizzle with remaining Chimichurri dressing and serve with (optional) extra parsley leaves.