Prep 1 hr
Cook 0 mins
This is from Bon Appetit who got the recipe from Camp Robber Cafe in Montrose, CO. Absolutely YUMMY!
For the Poppyseed Dressing
- 59.14 ml sugar
- 59.14 ml rice vinegar
- 59.14 ml onion, chopped
- 3.69 ml mustard powder
- 118.29 ml canola oil
- 7.39 ml poppy seeds
For the Barbecue Sauce
- 78.07 ml hoisin sauce
- 59.14 ml olive oil
- 14.79 ml honey
- 14.79 ml soy sauce
- 4.92 ml fresh ginger, peeled and minced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1.23 ml dry crushed red pepper
For the Croutons
- 14.79 ml butter
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2.46 ml dried basil
- 2.46 ml dried oregano
- 236.59 ml day-old bread, crust removed and cubed into 1/3-inch cubes
For the Salad
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 1892.72 ml romaine lettuce, chopped
- 6 plum tomatoes, quartered lengthwise
- 14.79 ml sesame seeds, toasted
- For the poppy seed dressing: Whisk sugar, rice vinegar, onion and mustard powder in a small bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in oil. Stir in poppy seeds. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be made 1 week ahead. Cover and refrigerate.).
- For the Asian Barbecue Sauce: Whisk hoisin sauce, oil, honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper in a small bowl to blend. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.).
- For the Croutons: Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, basil and oregano and stir 1 minute. Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Saute until croutons are golden, about 12 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool. (Can be made 3 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.).
- For Salad: Prepare barbecue to medium high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; brush with oil. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Brush chicken with some Asian barbecue sauce. Grill 1 minutes longer per side. Transfer chicken to work surface; let stand 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick strips.
- Place lettuce and croutons in large bowl. Toss with 1/2 cup dressing. Dived lettuce mixture among 4 plates. Garnish with tomatoes and grilled chicken strips. Drizzle chicken with barbecue sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.
Excellent! Because of previous reviews, only used 2 tbsp of sugar for dressing and it was perfect. The barbeque sauce was much spicier than I anticipated, but in a good way. Didn't feel like making the croutons so used some crunchy Chinese noodles instead. I felt this recipe made more than enough salad dressing and barbecue sauce. I used the leftover dressing in a romaine/mandarin orange/scallion salad and used the barbecue sauce on grilled salmon. Excellent results.
Delicious!!! I will def make this again. The chicken was moist and flavorful. I used a tiny bit of dressing because it had a bit much of sugar (but was delicious). I also added broccoli slaw (from trader joes) which gave it a nice crunch.
Yummy, yummy, yum! This salad was great. I loved the poppy seed dressing (so easy to make, too). I enjoyed the barbecue sauce (again, so easy to make). I skipped the croutons this time, but might make them next time. This chicken was fabulous. I actually grilled them on the Foreman grill because SOMEONE forgot to get a propane refill for the big grill. The dressing and sauce was made as directed, and I don't believe I would change a thing. As a side note, my DS didn't want the salad so he had the chicken with a side of steamed rice, and added more sauce to it. He ate 2 breasts, so I'm assuming he enjoyed it. Will most definitely make this again, and thanks for posting!