Chicken Salad with Goat Cheese

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Goat cheese and seasonings tucked beneath the chicken skin prior to cooking is the secret to this mouth-watering dish.




4  Foster Farms Simply Raised Skin-on Chicken Breast Fillets

6 cups fresh, mixed salad greens

1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

1 small carrot, cut in strips

1  yellow bell pepper, cut in strips

5 ounces goat cheese, cut in 4 pieces

4 small rosemary sprigs (or basil leaves)

1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

  olive oil, as needed

  salt and pepper to taste


Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/3 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced


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1. Preheat oven broiler. Prepare Salad Vinaigrette by whisking together: 1/3 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar, 1 clove minced garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.

2. In a large bowl combine salad greens, onion, carrot and bell pepper; chill.

3. Push a piece of goat cheese and sprig of rosemary between the skin and meat of each chicken breast. Smooth the skin over the meat. Brush with olive oil; season with salt and pepper.

4. Place chicken on broiler pan, skin side up. Broil 7 or 8 minutes per side or until breast meat is no longer pink.

5. Toss salad with dressing; divide among 4 small plates. Place each chicken breast on a cutting board; cut into slices. Arrange on a bed of salad. Garnish with pine nuts. Serve at once.


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30 minutes or less
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COOK TO A SAFE INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF AT LEAST 165°F. ALWAYS use a meat thermometer to determine the temperature. Do not rely solely on suggested cooking times. Cooking appliances vary in temperature and cooking times area GUIDE ONLY.