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Crohn’s-conscious Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken Salad

Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken Salad

Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken Salad

A zesty, refreshing salad that combines grilled chicken with crisp vegetables, perfect for a light lunch or dinner.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: gluten-free, Low-Fat, low-FODMAP
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 250kcal

Equipment

  • Grill or grill pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Kitchen knife
  • Chopping board

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 150g each)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large lettuce leaves torn
  • 1 medium carrot julienned
  • 1 red pepper deseeded and sliced
  • 2 spring onions green tops only, sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Coat the chicken breasts with the lemon-herb mixture.
  • Place chicken on the grill and cook for about 6-7 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked.
  • Remove chicken from grill and let rest for a few minutes. Slice into thin strips.
  • In a large bowl, combine lettuce, carrot, red pepper, and spring onions.
  • Top with sliced chicken and serve immediately.

Notes

For added crunch, sprinkle with pumpkin seeds or chia seeds.
Dress with extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon if desired.

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