Spicy Grilled Chicken Salad


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons Jack Daniels Whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 plum tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce chopped and washed


Preheat Grill. Place chicken breast in a mixing bowl with Tabasco, Jack Daniels, molasses, and kosher salt and toss well. Put chicken on grill, close lid, and cook for 5-7 minutes. Now toss the chopped celery in a bowl with the chopped onion, chopped plum tomato, fresh lime juice, crumbled blue cheese, and cilantro. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and let cool slightly. Next chop the chicken into 1 inch pieces and toss in the bowl. Divide the chopped lettuce in 6 large salad bowls and top with the chicken salad.

Makes 6 servings.

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