Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad

Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad

Strawberries are in season in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario through the summer. Local, just-picked strawberries make a welcome addition to a light lunch or supper in this no-fuss dish.

Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad

Preparation time: 5 minutes Total time: 25 minutes

Makes: 4 servings



  • 80 mL 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 80 mL 1/3 cup sliced strawberries
  • 30 mL 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 15 mL 1 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • 10 mL 2 tsp honey
  • 1 mL 1/4 tsp salt


  • 2 skinless (boneless chicken breasts)
  • 5 mL 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 mL 1/4 tsp salt
  • 700 mL 3 cups packed baby arugula
  • 240 1 cup fresh, coarsely torn basil leaves
  • 475 mL 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple (thinly sliced)
  • 1 sweet onion (thinly sliced)
  • 120 mL 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 160 mL 2/3 cups feta cheese, thickly sliced


Whirl 80 mL (1/3 cup) oil with 80 mL (1/3 cup) berries, vinegar, chives, honey and 1 mL (1/4 tsp) salt in a blender until smooth. Season with pepper.

Preheat barbecue to medium and brush chicken breasts with 5 mL (1 tsp) oil. Season with 1 mL (1/4 tsp) salt and pepper.

Barbecue chicken for 6 minutes; turn and continue barbecuing, 8 to 10 more minutes. Remove and let rest 5 minutes, then slice.

Toss arugula with basil in a bowl and divide among 4 plates. Top with strawberries, apple, onion, walnuts and chicken. Drizzle dressing and add feta.

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Recipe courtesy of Walmart Live Better.

For more summertime recipes or inspiration on how to incorporate fresh produce like strawberries into mealtime, head to You can find fresh regional produce throughout the summer at Walmart.

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