This leafy green is a great way to shake up a chicken salad!

As delicious as your go-to chicken salad might be, sometimes it’s good to change things up! The slight peppery flavor of arugula is the perfect opportunity to put some variety into your salads, and adding some delicious chicken just seals the deal. Try our Arugula Chicken Salad recipe for yourself and see how small substitutions can open you to new flavors and inspiration!

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INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp Olive oil
6 Oz skinless boneless chicken breast
1/2 Tsp Ground coriander
3 Tbsp Lemon juice
4 Cup Baby Arugula
4 Radishes, sliced
1/2 Red onions, sliced
Sea salt & pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

Arugula Chicken Salad Step 1 - season and cook the chicken

step #1

Start by seasoning chicken breast with salt, pepper, and ground coriander. In a medium-sized pan, heat grape seed oil over medium then cook chicken thoroughly. Once the center is no longer pink, set aside.
Arugula Chicken Salad Step 2 - add lemon juice, oil, salt

step #2

In a large mixing bowl, add lemon juice, olive oil, sale, and pepper and mix together.
Arugula Chicken Salad Step 3 - toss and mix

step #3

In the same bowl, add radishes, onion, and arugula and mix together until all veggies are evenly coated in dressing.
Arugula Chicken Salad Step 4 - add the chicken breast

step #4

Serve chicken on a bed of arugula.
Arugula Chicken Salad Step 5 - ready to serve

step #5

Ready to serve!

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Did you know?

Arugula is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and like other cruciferous vegetables, it contains amazing compounds like sulfphoraphane. Sulphoraphane has been closely linked to helping fight certain strains of cancer. It’s also a fantastic source of vitamin B, which promotes metabolic health. Plus, it’s a delicious leafy vegetable that’s great in any salad!

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