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Lemon and Herb Marinated Flattened Chicken with Panzanella Salad

  Chicken 2 Pound, flattened
  Minced garlic 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon, mince
  Fresh oregano 2 Tablespoon, mince
  Lemon 1 , zested and juiced
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Shallots 2 Tablespoon, dice
  White balsamic vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grainy mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Chiffonade basil 3 Tablespoon
  Artisan bread 1 Pound, slice
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Baby arugula 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 , wedged
  Sweet onion 1⁄2 , julienned
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shave
  Salt and ground black pepper To Taste

1. For the Chicken: Place the chicken in a pan and cover with garlic, thyme, oregano, lemon juice, zest and olive oil.
2. Wrap the pan with saran wrap and place in the refrigerator to cool for 20 to 25 minutes.

3. For the Vinaigrette: In a bowl, whisk together shallots, white balsamic vinegar, grainy mustard, honey and olive oil. Finish with chiffonade basil, salt and pepper and set aside.
4. Brush the Artisan bread slices on both sides with olive oil. Place on the grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until toasted.
5. Once done, cut the bread into thick chunks.
6. In a bowl add together the bread, arugula, tomatoes, onions and 4 tablespoons of vinaigrette. Mix well.
7. Season the salad with parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
8. Remove the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
9. Brush a hot grill with olive oil or non stick spray and place the chicken skin side down and cook for 8 to 10 minutes on each side. Place ice cubes where there seems to be a lot of flames to help control charring.
10. Separate the chicken breasts and legs using a knife

11. Serve the chicken next to the Panzanella salad as main course.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1011 Calories from Fat 624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g108.2%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107 mg35.7%

Sodium 802.7 mg33.4%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 41 g82%

Vitamin A 30.8% Vitamin C 45.1%

Calcium 19.5% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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