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Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad With Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad is a flavor packed, quick and easy meal drizzled with homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad
Servings 4
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 2 chicken breast, halved
  • 5 cups lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup salad mozzarella cheese balls
  • 1 cup basil leaves, silced

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp basil, dried
  • 1 tap salt

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together and set aside.

  2. Sear halved chicken breasts on each side in a medium pan with a teaspoon of olive oil until golden and cooked through. 

  3. Slice chicken into strips.

  4. Prepare salad with lettuce, avocado slices, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese balls , basil leaves and chicken.

  5. Drizzle with the dressing and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

I like to marinade the chicken in 3 or 4 tablespoons of the Balsamic Vinaigrette before cooking. I prefer to use grilled or pan seared chicken in this salad.