Grilled Balsamic Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta Salad! Turning Bruschetta into Salad into Grilled Balsamic Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta Salad.
All these rich flavours… I can’t handle it! This is one of my favourite recipes for salad!
The balsamic glaze marinade smothered all over the chicken completes this salad.
And so does that glaze dressing….with a twist of course.
So a couple days ago, we went out and ordered Bruschetta. We always order a Bruschetta. Al.ways.
And that Bruschetta inspired this salad.
So filling and healthy, I could live off this stuff. Well, if it wasn’t my heavy addiction to brownies and chocolate and all things unholy.
Brushing Sourdough over with Garlic infused olive oil (and some Garlic Butter from the Corn on The Cob recipe here), this was the best way to enjoy Bruschetta without any building. Deconstructed Bruschetta.
Because who doesn’t love crunchy, crispy bread with their salad?
The perfect lunch or dinner.
Grilled Balsamic Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta Salad
- 2 whole skinless and boneless chicken breasts , trimmed of any fat
- 1 tablespoon garlic (or plain) olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic , crushed
- 1 loaf Cabiatta/Sourdough bread , sliced into 1-inch thick slices
- 2 tablespoons Garlic olive oil (or Olive oil mixed with 1 clove garlic, minced or crushed); or Garlic Butter
- Dried Parsley
- 1 whole cos lettuce , washed
- 200 g | 7oz grape tomatoes , halved
- ½ medium red onion , thinly sliced
- 100 g | 3 1/2oz reduced fat fresh Feta cheese
- 1 whole avocado , thinly sliced
- Handful fresh basil leaves
- 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 garlic clove , minced/crushed
- Dried Thyme (optional)
- salt to taste
- Combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and garlic together in a shallow bowl. Add the chicken breasts and evenly coat. Transfer the chicken breasts over to a nonstic pan heated over medium heat, Sauté until nice, crispy and golden on both sides and cooked through. Remove from heat; allow to cool slightly, and slice into 1-inch slices.
- Combine the oil with the herbs and garlic. Brush both sides of each bread slice; grill in a grill pan over medium heat on both sides until golden and crispy.
- Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl/jug, and whisk until mixed through.
- Combine the lettuce, tomatoes, onion, Feta and basil together in a large salad bowl. Top with chicken slices and drizzle with the dressing. Toss to combine. Serve with crunchy Bruschetta pieces.
Hello again. 🙂
Today I finally wrote a blog post, presenting this delicious salad and your blog (and why I will never have a foodblog ;D ).
(It’s in english too.)
Thank you again, your blog is really inspiring. 🙂
Hahaha aw thank you Sonja! I read your post! Yes it IS so much work! Thank you for appreciating what we do, and for posting your image! X
So sorry for the late reply Karina! I put it up on instragam 3 weeks ago (although my picture is definitely not as pretty as yours)…I forgot to do the @ you part…opps! https://instagram.com/8020foodie/ It was delish! It has all my favourite things!! Keep up the great work 🙂
Wow it looks amazing! Thank you for sharing this with me Nikita. I’m so happy you liked it! Xx
Thanks Karina !
I will be making this tonight. Will post on insragram later 🙂
Hey Nikita! Did you post it up? I’m so sorry if I’ve missed it! And I hope you enjoyed it Xx
What is balsamic glaze
Hey Becky 🙂 Balsamic glaze is a reduction of balsamic vinegar caramelised with sugar. Usually it’s found in supermarket/grocery stores! I hope this helps! Xx
I’ve tried your recipe yesterday… and it was the BEST f***ing salad I’ve ever eaten! Just WOW! So easy to prepare with a just a few different ingredients, really awesome. Even my boyfriend who doesn’t like salad very much liked this one. 🙂
Thank you very much. 🙂
Sonja! That’s freaking awesome! I’m so happy you guys liked it! Thank you so much for letting me know. It means the world to me! And you’re very welcome. It’s a pleasure Xxxx
Maureen | Orgasmic Chef says
That is a salad fit for a king, no doubt about it.