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Summer Berry Chicken Salad

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Momma Cuisine, Johanna Cook makes a Summer Berry Chicken Salad w/ Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Ingredients
For berry chicken salad
  Field greens mix 2 Bag (2 kg), pre-washed
  Ripe strawberries 1 Pound
  Blueberries 2 Pint
  Chicken breasts 2
  Pecan 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Gorgonzola cheese 4 Ounce, crumbled
White wine marinade
  White wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 (for juicing)
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped finely
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
Blackberry balsamic vinaigrette
  Blackberry preserves 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. For preparing the marinade, chop the oregano and 2 cloves of garlic.
2. In a mixing bowl, throw in the garlic and oregano and add the white wine, soy sauce, salt, pepper and whisk them.
3. Place the chicken into this prepared marinade and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

MAKING
4. In a large mixing bowl, mix field greens with strawberries, and blueberries and keep them aside.
5. For making the blackberry balsamic vinaigrette, in a mixing bowl, add the blackberry jam, orange juice, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
6. Add fresh orange juice, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and olive oil. Make sure to continue whisking the mixture while adding the olive oil.
7. Grill the chicken until fully cooked or inner temperature reaches 165 degrees and place aside.

FINALIZING
8. Chop the pecans and mix with the berry-greens mixture. Add the chicken slices on the top.
9. Add the crumbled gorgonzola cheese and blackberry vinaigrette on the top.

SERVING
10. Serve the salad in a serving bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Summer, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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