Chicken Kabobs and Chopped Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sunday we had a fun day at our friend’s new house.   Didn’t have much time to do much food prep so we picked up some Chicken Kabobs at Wegmans.

However, I did manage to find the best homemade balsamic vinaigrette recipe that I will definitely be using exclusively moving forward.   I’m a huge fan of balsamic dressing, especially the kind you can typically find at a good restaurant.   Store bought brands just can never compare.

I’ll break down the individual components of the meal below

Chicken Kabobs:

Purchased both the brown sugar and honey mustard chicken kebobs from Wegmans, grilled over direct heat (~450 degrees) for ~2 minutes on all 4 sides (chicken was cube shaped) then cooked off-center (not direct heat) for a few minutes more.

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

Sheila’s Best Balsamic Dressing” from Food.com (I doubled the recipe)

"Sheila's Best Balsamic Dressing"
From Food.com
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Serves: 10
Prep time: 
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Ingredients
  • 4 TBS balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBS red wine vinegar
  • 2 TBS Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients and mix well in blender or magic bullet if you have one.
  2. Chill and enjoy...

 

Chopped Salad:

1/2 bag mixed greens (Wegmans), 1/2 bag spinach (Wegmans), chopped walnuts, cherry tomatoes, feta, chopped strawberries, croutons and slice almonds.  Topped with the above mentioned balsamic vinaigrette.

Meal was definitely OnPoint!!!

 

 

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