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Chicken-Rice Salad with Tomato and Basil

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Category: Salads, Main Dish, Poultry, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Chicken breast halves:
  • ..boneless & skinless
  • 5 md Tomatoes: thin wedges
  • 1/2 c Chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lg Garlic clove: minced
  • 3 c Cooked long-grain white rice
  • 1 lg Arugula or watercress bunch
  • 4 tb Fresh basil: thinly sliced
  • ..(garnish)


Preheat oven to 400 F or prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Season
chicken with salt and pepper. Roast or grill chicken just until cooked
through, about 15 min. Cool. Cut chicken into 1/2" wide strips.

Combine tomatoes, chopped basil, oil, lemon juice and garlic in large bowl.
Let stand at room temperature 20 min. Add rice and chicken to bowl and stir
to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon salad into center of
platter; surround with arugula. Garnish with thinly sliced basil. Serve
salad at room temperature.

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