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Garden Fresh Salad with Grilled Chicken and Buttermilk Dressing

Garden Fresh Salad with Grilled Chicken and Buttermilk Dressing

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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garden salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 2 cups chopped fresh lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped green beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped sugar plum or cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup fresh corn (or use thawed frozen corn)
  • sliced red onion
  • grilled chicken breast (cut into small bite pieces)
  • buttermilk salad dressing (click here to view the buttermilk salad dressing recipe)

Grilled Chicken Breast:

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning (optional)


Cook the Chicken Breast:

  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Brush both sides of chicken evenly with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 10 minutes and cut into small bite pieces. Set aside.
    Optional: You can also marinate the chicken with poultry seasoning, cover and put in the fridge for 15 minutes before cooking.

To build the Salad:

  • In a salad bowl or large platter, mix chopped lettuce, green beans, tomatoes, corn, and red onion. Add the chopped grilled chicken breast into the salad and drizzle with buttermilk dill dressing.
  • Use less or more ingredients according to your liking. 
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