Fireman Bob's Zesty Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

1
Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob65

I have to lose 107 pounds, I am only going to do it if I eat salads...

This is my version of a good Blue Cheese Chicken Salad...

Hope You all enjoy!!!

Sincerely,
Dieting Fireman Bob :)

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Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 6 large
    chicken breasts, cooked, and shredded
  • 8 slice
    bacon, oven baked, and crumbled
  • 1 c
    extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • 6 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • ·
    course sea salt to taste
  • ·
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • 2 large
    limes, juiced, and the zest from both
  • 3/4 c
    capers, chopped
  • 1 large
    jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 6 c
    baby spinach, washed, torn into bite size pieces
  • 3/4 c
    red onion, chopped
  • 2 small
    poblano peppers, seeded and diced small
  • 1 lb
    asparagus, cooked, trimmed, and cut 2" on the diagonal
  • 2 c
    plum tomatoes, seeded, diced small
  • 2 c
    blue cheese, crumbled

How to Make Fireman Bob's Zesty Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Coat chicken breasts in extra virgin olive oil and season with course sea salt, pepper, oregano, parsley, lime zest, garlic and thyme on both sides.

    Cook chicken in skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes a side, until chicken juices run clear and no longer pink in the middle, set aside and keep hot.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Toss asparagus with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes then roast on a baking sheet for 10 minutes, set aside and keep hot.
  4. Combine and mix oil, lime juice, capers, artichoke, bacon, red onion, poblano pepper, in a large bowl.
  5. Place a handful of spinach on a plate and top with the roasted asparagus, and chicken

    Sprinkle blue cheese and tomato on top.

    Serve hot....
  6. ENJOY !!!

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About Fireman Bob's Zesty Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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