Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

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Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
 
Try this amazing and refreshing Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad with Lime Vinaigrette recipe!
Ingredients
For the Southwest Rub:
  • ¼ cup Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons of onion poweder
  • 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
For the Vinaigrette:
  • ¼ cup of white balsamic vinegar
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon of grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • ½ cup of olive oil
For the Chicken Salad:
  • two 8 ounce chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 4 cups of packed Spring lettuce mix
  • 1 cup of cooked fresh corn kernels
  • 2 vine ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 avocado diced into ½ inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl combine all of the southwestern rub and season the chicken breast on both sides very well.
  2. Place the seasoned chicken breast on a hot grill and cook on both sides cooking it completely through.
  3. While the chicken is cooking add the vinegar, lime juice, mustard and honey to a mix bowl and whisk in oil. Season the vinaigrette with salt and pepper.
  4. In a separate bowl add in the spring mix, corn, avocado, and tomatoes and dress the salad with the vinaigrette and toss thoroughly.
  5. Place the mixed salad on a serving plate, slice the chicken and place it on top of the mixed salad.

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