Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Salad

Posted by Beni Cook
Nothing beats a flavour packed salad for a healthy lunch or light dinner. If you’re a fan of juicy pineapple and juicy tender chicken, give this Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Salad a try!



356 Cal | 16g Fats | 34g Carbs | 27g Protein



For the Salad:
• 200g chicken breast
• 4 slices pineapple, canned
• 2 handfuls salad leaves
• 1/3 cup (10g) mint leaves
• 1/2 small onion, finely chopped

For the Dressing:
• 2 tbsp. olive oil
• 1 tsp. ginger, grated
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 lime, juiced
• 1 tsp. honey
• Tabasco, or red chilli optional




1) Mix the ingredients of the dressing in a salad bowl, season with salt. Add in the spinach and mint leaves and let it rest.

2) In the meantime, cut the chicken breasts in half, horizontally (you will end up with 4 chicken fillets), place on a hot grill pan, and cover each chicken breast with a slice of pineapple, season with black pepper. Grill for
around 6-8 minutes, then turn and grill for another 5 minutes (at this stage remove the pineapple and let it grill next to the chicken).

3) Remove from the heat and let the chicken rest 3 minutes, then, cut it into strips. Add the chicken to the salad together with sliced pineapple and finely chopped onion, mix before serving.

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Beni Cook
Beni Cook is the Head Personal Trainer and Founder of Beyond Best. Beni is a health and fitness expert who develops individualised exercise programs that will meet your own short and long-term objectives, while providing information, advice and encouragement that will enable you to lead your healthiest life, every day.

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