Juicy balsamic-grilled chicken and lots of fresh strawberries and creamy mozzarella cheese make for the ULTIMATE twist on caprese salad!
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1lbboneless skinless chicken breasts
8ozsliced fresh mozzarella cheese
1avocadopitted and sliced
4cupschopped romaine lettuce
2tablespoonsminced fresh basil
In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, vinegar, mustard, agave, garlic, pepper, and salt until smooth. Divide mixture in half and pour one half into a plastic bag. Arrange chicken breasts in plastic bag, seal and refrigerate chicken at least 2 hours.
Remove chicken from marinade and discard marinade (keeping reserved half cold in fridge) Grill chicken over medium-high heat, turning once until chicken registers 165F, about 15 minutes. Once chicken is cool enough to handle, slice into strips. Set aside.
Make the salad: In a large bowl, combine strawberries, mozzarella, avocado, lettuce, and grilled chicken strips. Drizzle reserved balsamic dressing over top and toss to coat. Sprinkle fresh basil on top of salad. Serve immediately.