Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette

Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette is a light and healthy low carb lunch or dinner. Fresh chunks of white chicken meat are coated in a light and tangy vinaigrette. Halved red grapes, crunchy walnuts, and sliced green onions round out the flavors.

Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette

 

I always have a few holiday pounds to shed this time of year and the easiest and quickest way for me to shed them is to cut out sugar, dairy, and carbs for a few weeks. Which means I eat a lot of salads. Since I easily get tired of your typical green salad, it’s important to have a little variety.

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This Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette is a salad with unexpected flavor combinations. There’s no lettuce but you could certainly serve it on a bed of lettuce.

Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette

 

Diced chicken gets tossed with green onions, red grapes, and walnuts and just a drizzle of a simple mustard vinaigrette. I love the sweetness of the red grapes with the tangy vinaigrette. This is a filling, healthy meal that will help you get out of a salad rut!

Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette

Chicken with Grapes and Mustard Vinaigrette
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
28 mins
 

Fresh chunks of white chicken meat are coated in a light and tangy vinaigrette. Halved red grapes, crunchy walnuts, and sliced green onions round out the flavors.

Course: Lunch
Servings: 3
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups red grapes, halved
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon Creole or Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in an oven-safe skillet.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add to skillet top side facing down. Wait until that side is nicely seared, about 3 minutes, and then flip over. Right after flipping over, place skillet in oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cooked through. Place chicken on a cutting board and let rest 10 minutes. Then cut into bite-sized pieces.

  3. Place chicken in a medium bowl with grapes, green onions, and walnuts.

  4. Whisk together mustard, 2 teaspoon olive oil, and vinegar. Pour over chicken and grapes and toss to coat.

  5. Season with a little pepper and serve.

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