Indulge in a delightful and nutritious dining experience with our Grilled Chicken Salad featuring a medley of vibrant mixed greens drizzled with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette. This dish not only tantalizes your taste buds with its fresh, crisp textures but also provides a wholesome meal under 800 calories. Packed with lean protein from grilled chicken, nutrient-dense mixed greens, and the flavorful kick of a homemade balsamic vinaigrette, this salad is a perfect choice for those seeking a light yet satisfying option. With a balance of flavors and a plethora of health benefits, this recipe offers a quick and easy solution for a nourishing meal.


  • – 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • – 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • – 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • – 1 cucumber, sliced
  • – 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • – 1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing (homemade or store-bought)


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the chicken for 6-8 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Allow the chicken to rest for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion.
  6. Top the salad with the grilled chicken strips.
  7. Drizzle the balsamic vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious Grilled Chicken Salad!

Health Benefits

This Grilled Chicken Salad is a nutritional powerhouse. The lean protein from the chicken promotes muscle health and satiety, while the assortment of mixed greens delivers essential vitamins and minerals. The balsamic vinaigrette not only enhances the flavor profile but also adds heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. The combination of these elements makes for a well-balanced meal that is not only low in calories but also rich in antioxidants and fiber, contributing to improved digestion and overall well-being. Choosing nutrient-dense options like this salad supports a healthy lifestyle and provides a satisfying culinary experience without compromising on taste or nutritional value.