Balsamic Chicken Salad

This is a colorful, tasty main dish sauteed chicken salad complete with mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and avocados. When drizzled with Shirlie Jayne's Balsamic Tangerine dressing, you have a unique twist!


  • 6 - 4 oz chicken breast halves, boneless and sliced
  • 2 Tbls. olive oil or vegetable oil divided
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic , minced
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes (halved if desired)
  • 1 1/2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 - 3 avocados, sliced
  • 4 - 8 basil leaves, fresh
  • 6 cups of favorite mixed greens
  • Shirlie Jayne's Balsamic Tangerine Dressing

How to Prepare

  1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken in 2 tbls. of olive or vegetable oil until no longer pink
  2. Add garlic and 1/2 cup Balsamic Tangerine Dressing and saute for one minute longer.  Set aside.
  3. Arrange basil leaves decoratively around the edge of 6 salad plates and then place a cup of mixed greens in the center.
  4. Artfully arrange the tomatoes, mushrooms, chicken, and avocados on top of the greens.
  5. Drizzle Shirlie Jayne's Balsamic Tangerine Dressing in a crisscross manner over all.
  6. Serve with extra dressing if desired.

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