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Brown's Blackened Chicken Cowboy Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tom Unwin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
HONEY LIME VINAIGRETTE
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup grapeseed or canola oil (or other preferred mild tasting oil)

SALAD
- 6 Cups Mixed Greens
3/4 C Walnuts
3/4 C Feta Cheese Crumbled
1 C Pitted Dates - cut in pieces
10 oz Can Black Beans rinsed and well drained

BLACKENED CHICKEN
4 Boneless, skinless chicken Breasts
1/4 C Chili Powder
1/4C light oil

Bread Sticks

Directions:
Directions:
3 EASY WAYS TO MIX THE DRESSING:
--In a blender. Add everything except the 2 oils to the blender and mix until combined. With the blender running, add the oils in a thin stream through the hole in the blender lid. Blend until well mixed.
--In a bowl. Whisk together everything except the 2 oils. Continue whisking while adding the oils in a thin stream. Keep whisking until well combined.
--In a jar. Add everything except the 2 oils to the jar. Cover and shake to combine. Add 2 oils and shake vigorously until well combined.

CHICKEN
Rub the chicken breasts with 1/4 C vegetable oil
Sprinkle and rub in the chili powder to liberally coat each piece of chicken
Saute the chicken breasts in a large skillet - 5 min each side
Place on a lined cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 1/2 hour
Let rest 5 min - and then slice diagonally

ASSEMBLE THE SALAD
- In a large bowl place the greens/lettuce and add enough dressing to coat the leaves well
- Add the feta cheese, walnuts, pitted dates and black beans and toss well
- Place the salad on 4 plates
- Place the chicken on top of the tossed lettuce mixture
- Add warmed breadstick and serve

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3/4 Hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I haven't made this yet - some people have asked for it - and I have put together a recipe but need to test it.

 

 

 

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