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Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad with Italian Dressing

Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad with Italian Dressing
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1/2 cup light mayonnaise

1/4 cup olive oil

3 Tbsp white vinegar

3 Tbsp water

1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp finely minced fresh parsley

1 Tbsp granulated sugar

1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

1 large clove garlic

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 large head romaine lettuce

1 medium cucumber


1 cup croutons

1/2 cup sliced black olives

1/3 cup chopped red onion

Finely shredded parmesan

4 pepperoncini peppers


Add all dressing ingredients to a blender, season with salt and pepper to taste . Blend well. Chill until ready to use.

Preheat a grill over medium-high heat to 425 degrees. Cover chicken with plastic wrap and pound chicken to an even thickness with the flat side of a meat mallet. Brush chicken with olive oil then season both sides with salt and pepper. Brush grill grates lightly with oil, place chicken on grill and cook about 3 - 5 minutes per side . Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and rest 10 minutes, then cut into cubes.

Place all remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss. Pour dressing over salad, top with desired amount of parmesan. Add a pepper to each serving if desired and serve immediately after adding dressing.