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Grilled Sumac Mint Chicken Salad

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons sumac (see note below)
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • Combine sumac, mint and salt and rub on chicken breasts. Let sit for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat grill on medium high heat.
  • Place seasoned chicken on clean, oiled grill and cook 5-6 minutes. Flip and cook until chicken breasts are firm to the touch, with an internal temperature of 165 degrees, another 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from grill, cool slightly and slice chicken on the bias.
  • Remove from grill, cool slightly and slice chicken on the bias.
  • If desired, garnish with a few dashes of sumac, dried mint and salt on the dressed salad.
  • Salads may also be individually plated and garnished.

Notes

Sumac is a popular spice in Middle Eastern cooking. A blend of lemon zest and salt or lemon pepper seasoning may be substituted.