Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad

Course: Dinner, lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Calories: 4816kcal
Grilled chicken salad with balsamic marinaded chicken topped on a salad with fresh mozzarella, basil and cherry tomatoes. This is the perfect summer salad!
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  • 1 head green leaf lettuce
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 cups balsamic vinaigrette separated
  • 2 halves chicken breast
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 16 oz fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 whole avocado sliced


  • Add 1 cup balsamic vinaigrette in a bag with chicken. Let marinade in the refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight.
  • With a cup of balsamic vinaigrette on hand, grill chicken for about 5-7 minutes per side, basting until internal temperature is 165 F. Let rest on a cutting board.
  • Put together salad with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, sliced avocado and basil. Slice chicken into thin slices and top on salad. Pour over balsamic vinaigrette and serve. Enjoy!


Calories: 4816kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 108g | Fat: 478g | Saturated Fat: 128g | Cholesterol: 360mg | Sodium: 5297mg | Potassium: 1463mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 31085IU | Vitamin C: 69.3mg | Calcium: 2458mg | Iron: 6.5mg