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Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast with Green Tomato and Basil Salad

The evening comes with a softness that is welcome yet so quiet.   We wander into our dreams of yesterday and tomorrow.  We thank the Dear Lord for our dreams and that we still dream.  Dreams are the lifeline that keep the heart beating for tomorrow.


Ingredients:

3 ½ lbs. boneless chicken breast – sliced to desired thickness

For the Rub:

1 tbs. ground cumin
1 tbs. curry
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 ½ garlic powder
 1 tbs. sweetened lemon ice tea mix
2 tbs. olive oil

Combine all of the ingredients for the rub in a small bowl and mix.

Mix the rub with the chicken slices.  Add the olive oil and toss the chicken with the olive oil.

Grill on the bbq or heat a frying pan with a tablespoon of olive oil and sauté until a beautiful golden color and the juices run clear.

For the Salad:

1 head of Romaine lettuce – sliced thin
½ red onion – sliced thin
2 green tomatoes – sliced thin
½ cup fresh basil – sliced
1 cup of chick peas -  drained

Combine all of the ingredients for the salad in a bowl.

For the Dressing:

¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. dried oregano
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
1 clove of crushed garlic

Mix all of the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl.


Enjoy with Love,

Catherine
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15 comments:

  1. Now this is the perfect dinner on a hot day. Perfect.

    Have a terrific day Catherine. Big hugs. ☺

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  2. Beautiful served dish. Healthy, colorful and aromatic. Sounds refreshing.

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  3. Humm, iced tea mix in the rub? I'm curious to try it! Now if I can just convince my picky eater that tomatoes don't have to be red to taste delicious. :-)

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  4. Catherine, Looks really good to me! Even fits our current diet needs... Lots of different flavors and textures which in turns equals satisfied taste buds! Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  5. I love your dressing!!
    And this is perfect for chicken!!

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  6. Dear Catherine,
    What a fantastic and mouthwatering meal you left us!!
    Cheers and hope you are having a fantastic week,
    Lia.

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  7. That is my favorite meal - I could eat that every night.

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  8. So fresh, tasty and wonderful <3 I love this flavours together, dear friend.. you're fantastic :) Have a good evening and make sweet dreams <3

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  9. Me ha encantado su receta refrescante,liviana y saludable está super,saludos y abrazos.

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  10. What a lovely salad, it looks so crisp and refreshing :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  11. Lemon ice tea mix, love it! The dressing is very inspiring. Thanks for another amazing recipe.

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  12. wow, so looks scrumptious! i'll make this soon:) thanks for sharing it.

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  13. So true. Dreams are such vital parts of life. This salad looks just lovely. Thank you so much for sharing yet another delicious post. I'm hungry now! I hope you are having a great Tuesday!

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  14. What a healthy salad with the chicken, chickpeas and tomatoes. I also love the cumin & curry rub on the chicken. I could eat this everyday.
    Sam

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