Grilled Cajun Chicken Salad with Spicy Ranch Dressing

Recipe by GinnyP
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • --MakeSeasoning--.
  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl to blend.
  • --MakeSalad Dressing--.
  • Whisk 3/4 cup of the buttermilk, mayonnaise, chopped green onion, fresh parsley, apple cider vinegar, garlic, lemon peel, and 1 1/2 tsp of the Seasoning Mixture in medium bowl until well blended.
  • Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper.
  • --Then--.
  • Rub remaining seasoning mixture onto chicken.
  • Place chicken in medium bowl.
  • Pour remaining 1 cup buttermilk over chicken, turning to coat.
  • Refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 3 hours, turning occasionally.
  • Prepare the grill (medium-high heat).
  • Remove chicken from buttermilk shaking off excess.
  • Grill chicken until just cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  • Transfer chicken to cutting board and let rest 5 minutes.
  • Combine greens, pecans, and raisins in a large bowl.
  • Toss with enough dressing to coat.
  • Season salad with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Divide salad among 4 plates.
  • Cut chicken on sharp diagonal into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
  • Arrange atop salads and serve.
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