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Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad

Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
Chicken, Feta, & Fig Salad
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Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.                          – Hippocrates

 

Ingredients : 

Meat Preparation for 4-6 Salads

  • Chicken Breasts (2-3)
  • Garlic Cloves (2)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil  (2 Tablespoons)
  • Cayenne (1/8 Teaspoon)
  • Chili Powder (1 Tablespoon)
  • Thyme (1/2 Teaspoon)
  • Salt (1 Pinch)
  • Pepper (1 Pinch)
  • Chicken Broth (1/2 Cup)

Per Salad 

  • Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette (1/2 – 1 Tablespoon)
  • Cranberries (1 1/2 Tablespoons)
  • Feta Cheese (Crumbled)
  • Almonds (1 Tablespoon Sliced or Slivered)
  • Red Onion (2 Tablespoons Diced)

 

Instructions : 

 

Step 1 : Preparation

  • Preheat oven 375°F
  • Season 2 – 3 Chicken Breasts with 2 cloves crushed garlic, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1/8 tsp cayenne, 1 tbsp chili powder, ½ tsp thyme, a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Place in an oven safe dish with ½ cup chicken broth, cover with lid, or foil.
  • Bake for 45 – 55 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool, cut into cubes and put aside for salad assembly.

 

Step 2 : Assemble your Salad

Get a 1L mason jar.

  1. Layer ONE: Pour ½ – 1 tbsp fig balsamic vinaigrette.
  2. Layer TWO:  1 and ½ tbsp dried cranberries
  3. Layer THREE: 1 tbsp or 1 thumb sized portion of feta cheese crumbled
  4. Layer FOUR: 1 tbsp sliced or slivered almonds
  5. Layer FIVE: 5-6 cubes of chicken
  6. Layer SIX:  2 tbsp diced onions
  7. Layer SEVEN: ¼ – ½ cup chopped cucumber
  8. Layer EIGHT: ¼ – ½ cup chopped red pepper
  9. Layer NINE: Fill remainder of jar with leafy greens

 

Step 3 : Let it Set

  • Seal tightly with a lid, and store in Fridge. Stays fresh for days.

 

Step 4 : To Serve 

  • Grab a bowl
  • Open Jar
  • Empty upside down into the bowl

 

Notes & Special Considerations : 

  • May need to use a fork to help get all of that goodness out of the jar into the bowl.  Enjoy !

 

 

 

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