Balsamic Chicken On Minted Spinach, Fennel and Grape Slaw

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This rich dish has outstanding flavor. You might be surprised at the combination of ingredients, but it's phenomenal. Give this dish a try when you are looking for something new. You won't be disappointed!


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4 medium Chicken breast halves; skinless and boneless
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic; pressed or mashed
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup fresh mint; chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
1 1-oz bag Baby spinach
2 bulbs fennel; cut julienne, about 3 cups
2 cups red grapes; halved
1/4 cup fresh mint; chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
2 TBLS Red wine vinegar
1 clove Garlic; minced
2 medium Shallots; minced
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper

Original recipe makes 4



In medium bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mashed garlic, brown sugar, 1/4 cup fresh mint and 1 teaspoon salt. Pour ingredients into large zipper-lock bag; add chicken and seal bag. Turn chicken to make certain that all parts are coated with marinade. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.

To cook chicken, place large skillet on stove over high heat. When very hot, add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Remove chicken from marinade and let excess drip off. Add chicken to skillet and saute, turning, until both sides are nicely browned and chicken is cooked through, about 5 - 7 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to plate and keep warm.

In large bowl, toss spinach, fennel bulb, grapes and 1/4 cup fresh mint. In small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, shallots, 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Pour vinaigrette over slaw and toss well to coat. Divide slaw among four plates. Cut chicken into long, thin strips and arrange on top of slaw. Garnish with additional mint slices, if desired.


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