Breaded Chicken Salad

IMG_5388To make this yummy and hearty salad, you will need:

-1-2 chicken breasts (depending if you are cooking for one person or two)
-Organic 50/50 lettuce spinach blend (can be found at Target)
-Package of Grape Tomatoes
-Garlic (bottle)
-Bread crumbs
-Italian Seasoning
-Garlic Salt
-2-3 Eggs

For the chicken:
I use chicken breasts and I make sure to cut off all of the fatty parts (if any). Then I mix 2-3 eggs together for my egg wash depending on how large the chicken breasts are.

Next, in a medium sized bowl, mix bread crumbs, Italian spices, garlic salt, and a little bit of pepper. This will be used for the breading.

Once your chicken breasts are ready, dip them into the egg wash and then into the breading making sure that you cover both sides evenly with the breading. To cook the chicken breasts, coat a cast iron skillet with olive oil and set to medium heat. Lay the chicken breasts into the pan and allow them to cook for about 10 minutes (or until all inside meat has turned completely white).

For the dressing:
Next, cut your grape tomatoes in half and put into a small pan with olive oil and a tablespoon of garlic. Turn on to medium heat and allow to roast for about 7 minutes. Then, take the tomatoes, garlic and olive oil and put into a blender on low. Allow tomatoes to blend until it has a liquid consistency. You may need to add a little more olive oil and a pinch of salt (to taste).

The last step is to just enjoy your salad!

Recipe by: Shelby DeSilva from Aiea, HI

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