Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and light salad.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Salad

  • 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and place into a bowl.
  2. Season fully with the ingredients.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken.
  4. Cook fully through and set aside to cool.
  5. Drain the liquid out of the can of water chestnuts.
  6. Add the chicken and all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix until well combined.
  8. Enjoy!

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A delightful salad full of crunch and flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)
  • 2 cups slaw mix
  • 1 cup purple cabbage (shredded)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 bunch scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¾ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¾ cup cashews (raw)
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Combine the slaw mix, cabbage, scallions, cashews, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Rinse and pat dry the chicken. Season with the onion powder and garlic powder. Add to the skillet.
  4. Cook fully through until you get a nice golden brown crust on both sides.
  5. Remove the chicken and let it cool for 1-2 minutes on a cutting board.
  6. Cut the chicken into cubes. Place the chicken pieces onto the salad.
  7. Add in the dressing and toss the entire salad.
  8. Enjoy!

Caesar Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple alternative to a classic salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 large avocado (cubed)
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup caesar dressing (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Place avocado oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chicken breast.
  2. Cook fully through and set aside to cool off. Cut into cubes.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine the mixed greens, cilantro, crispy garlic, and avocado.
  4. Add the chicken, scallions, sesame seeds, and the caesar dressing.
  5. Mix thoroughly until the sauce has seasoned the entire dish.
  6. Enjoy!

Shirazi Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A popular Persian colorful and refreshing salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatoes (diced)
  • ½ large onion (diced)
  • 1 cucumber (diced)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons mint (dried)

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes, onion, and cucumber in a bowl. Add in the olive oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Top with the dried mint.
  3. Mix well so entire salad is seasoned evenly.
  4. Place into the refrigerator for 30 minutes prior to serving.
  5. Can be eaten on its own or as a side to accompany your favorite entree.
  6. Enjoy!

Garlic Shrimp Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy lunch with added protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 large avocado (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (cut up)
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon mixed dry herbs (rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2½ tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette (primal kitchen)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee

Directions

  1. Rinse shrimp and pat dry.
  2. Heat ghee in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place shrimp into pan and season with mixed herbs, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and minced garlic.
  4. Sear until both sides are fully cooked.
  5. Take shrimp off the stove place into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the lettuce, arugula, tomatoes, and avocado. Toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette.
  7. Enjoy!

Grilled Turkey Breast Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A salad full of protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb turkey breasts
  • 1 large avocado (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (cut up)
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon mixed dry herbs (rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2½ tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

Directions

  1. Rinse turkey breasts and pat dry.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place turkey breasts into pan and season with mixed herbs, salt, and garlic powder.
  4. Sear until both sides are fully cooked.
  5. Take turkey breasts off the stove and cut into pieces. Place into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado. Toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette.
  7. Enjoy!