Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Grilled Chicken Salad is a delicious and easy recipe which is filled with crispy crunchy bite of chicken tossed in a vinaigrette.

Soni Khadilkar
Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe
14467 ratings.

Grilled Chicken Salad is a lovely medley of grilled chicken, lettuce leaves and cheese, tossed in a flavoursome vinaigrette. The addition of almonds gives it a nice crunch. 

For those looking for a healthy & light dinner option can definitely give this Grilled Chicken Salad a try! It is perfect when you don't want to put extra effort in cooking but still wants to eat something healthy.

Serve Grilled Chicken Salad on its own or with The best spicy Spaghetti Bolognese for a delicious weekend dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other salad recipes such as

  1. Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad
  2. Savory Melon Salad
  3. Carrot Ribbon Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing


Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Chicken breasts , cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil , for marinating & 2 teaspoon to cook chicken
  • 10 Lettuce leaves , roughly chopped
  • Gouda cheese , Small piece (optional)
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1 Cucumber , chopped
  • 8 Whole Almonds (Badam) , roasted & salted
  • 3 Cherry tomatoes , cut into half
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 2 sprig Parsley leaves , thoroughly chopped for marinating the chicken
  • For the vinaigrette
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 sprig Parsley leaves
  • 3 cloves Garlic , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Red Chilli flakes , as required

How to make Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

  1. To begin making the Grilled Chicken Salad recipe, firstly wash and clean the chicken well.

  2. To marinate, in a mixing bowl add the chicken breast with salt & pepper, parsley, lime juice, 2 teaspoon olive oil and garlic. Leave it aside for  1 hour.

  3. Grill the chicken on a grilling pan on medium heat until well done on both sides. this will take about 10-12 minutes.  Add the remaining olive oil while grilling the chicken and grill it until perfectly cooked.

  4. Meanwhile, to make the  vinaigrette’ in a mixing bowl combine - vinegar, olive oil,  parsley, garlic, salt and chilli flakes. Set aside.

  5. In a mixing bowl, add the lettuce, cucumber, capsicum, tomatoes, gouda cheese, almonds and toss it along with the vinaigrette.

  6. Add in the grilled chicken pieces and cheese.

  7. Serve Grilled Chicken Salad on its own or with The best spicy Spaghetti Bolognese for a delicious weekend dinner.