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Grilled Chicken Salad With Tomato

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Chef Chris Prosperi shares his favorite recipe for grilled chicken salad with tomato.


  • 1 1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 2 teaspoons of Jack Daniels whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon of molasses
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chopped red onion
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice


Preheat your grill. Place chicken breast in a mixing bowl with Jack Daniels, molasses, kosher salt and Tabasco and then toss well.

Put the chicken on the grill, close lid and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until cooked all the way through.

Allow the chicken to cool then chop into 1-inch pieces.

Place into a large mixing bowl with the red onion, tomatoes, celery, cilantro, blue cheese and lemon juice.

This recipe makes about six servings.

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