2mandarin orangespeeled and cut into pieces, for garnish
For the Chicken:
1poundboneless skinless chicken breasts
½lemonzested and juiced
For the Dressing
½bunch mintdestemmed and light minced
To Make the Marinade:
In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place the chicken in the bowl to marinade, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes (while prepping other stuff) or as long as 2 hours.
To Make the Salad Dressing
Whisk the dressing ingredients together.
To Cook the Chicken
Heat the oil in a pan or pre-heat a griddle. Discard extra marinade from chicken and grill the chicken pieces until cooked through. Let stand for a few minutes to cool before cutting.
To Assemble the Salad
Toss all other salad ingredients, including chicken, together with the dressing! Season with additional salt and pepper and maybe a drizzle of good olive oil.