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Summer Citrus Salad + Grilled Orange Marinated Chicken

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 24 hours
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 24 hours 5 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

The best summer citrus salad that will get you ready for grilling season! The orange chicken is so sweet and tangy, you’ll be wanting seconds.


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Ingredients

  • Marinade:
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 orange, juiced and strained
  • 4 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • Dressing:
  • ½ orange, juiced and strained
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • Splash apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salad:
  • 4 cups Taylor Farms baby arugula
  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 1 grapefruit, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup pistachios, chopped
  • 2 oz. gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Pour the oil, vinegar, orange juice, coconut sugar, whole grain mustard, garlic, salt, and chicken in a large plastic baggie and let it sit in your fridge overnight.
  2. The next day, remove the chicken from the plastic baggie and discard the marinade.
  3. Heat the grill on high for 5 minutes, then turn the heat down to medium.
  4. Once the grill is heated, place the chicken on the grill and cook for 2 – 3 minutes per side.
  5. In a small mason jar, or jar with a lid, place the dressing ingredients: orange juice, oil, agave nectar, apple cider vinegar, and garlic.
  6. Toss the arugula with the dressing.
  7. Top with sliced chicken, sliced oranges and grapefruit, crumbled gorgonzola, and chopped pistachios.