Friday, September 15, 2017

Balsamic Chicken and Veggie Salad


Nowadays we are more into healthy salads for dinner. I was searching for some salad recipes and got this balsamic chicken salad which is a one pot salad that is very filling. As I had all the ingredients readily available in the kitchen, I tried it out. This dish is not only easy but a very delicious and appetizing.



With very fewer ingredients, we can make a healthy, protein-rich, nutritious dish by spending very less time in the kitchen. A perfectly balanced meal, with the choice of veggies.
In this, the chicken pieces and veggies are coated with balsamic dressing and baked till done. This dish is versatile and with full of flavors. Try this out and let me know.


Ingredients:
Adapted from here:
  1. Boneless Chicken- 1 lb
  2. Minced Garlic- 3 tbsp
  3. Dried Thyme- 1 tbsp
  4. Dried Oregano- 1 tbsp
  5. Salt- as required
  6. Pepper- 1 tbsp
  7. Broccoli- 1 Cup
  8. Carrots- 2 nos (peeled and cut into thin strips)
  9. Mushrooms- 1 Cup (cut into half)
Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Mix the balsamic vinegar along with minced garlic, dried thyme, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Pour this balsamic vinegar mixture in a ziplock bag along with chicken pieces and mix till everything gets blended well.
  4. Keep this aside till the vegetables get ready.
  5. Cut the carrots, broccoli, and mushrooms to the desired size and marinate them in a baking pan with the remaining balsamic vinegar mixture and toss well.
  6. On top of the veggies place the marinated chicken pieces and bake for about 15- 20 minutes. Enjoy an amazingly delicious salad.



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