Big Chicken Salad - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Big Chicken Salad

Jul 07, 2024

There is nothing more satisfying than picking ingredients for dinner straight from the garden. This salad is full of fresh kale, tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, and radish tossed in an herby vinaigrette and topped with grilled chicken and skillet croutons.


  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast

  • 2 tablespoons Sweet Heat
  • 1 bunch dinosuar kale, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 cucumber, sliced

  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas

  • 4 radishes, chopped

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

  • 1/2 cup Italian Herb Olive Oil 

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 cups sourdough bread, diced


  1. Heat grill to high. Rub the chicken with the Sweet Heat seasoning. Grill for about 7 minutes per side until cooked through. Rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

  2. Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a large skillet and add the garlic. Cook 1 minute until fragrant. Add the bread and toss to coat well. Cook for 5-10 minutes until the croutons start to crisp.

  3. Mix the lemon juice, remaining olive oil, mustard and herbs together.

  4. In a large bowl add the kale and vegetables. Toss with the dressing. Top with sliced chicken and warm croutons.

Takes 20 minutes

Serves 4

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