This is a light and lovely salad dressing that lends itself well to a simple and elegant salad. I love to use it on a salad of butter lettuce, arugula, blue cheese , and toasted pecans - simply delicious!"
MAKES 1½ CUPS
Always make more salad dressing than you'll need. It doesn't take any longer to mix a big batch, and it means tomorrow night's salad will be ready in minutes. This recipe makes enough vinaigrette for three large salads. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar and shake and refrigerate.
Chipotle Honey Chicken
Preheat oven to 350
Marinade for Chicken
¼ cup Chic Chef honey balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons Chic Chef chipotle olive oil
1tsp Dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic
5 fresh basil leaves
½ tsp oregano
1tsp finely chopped shallots
salt & pepper to taste
Put all ingredients in a bag with chicken breast , marinate for at 30 minutes.
4 -skinless, boneless chicken breast
2 cups cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons Chic Chef garlic oil
1lb. asparagus, trimmed
Black olives to garnish
Mix tomatoes, asparagus and olive oil together in a bowl set aside
Marinade: 1 part Oil to 1 part Vinegar
Vinaigrette: 2/3 parts Oil to 1 part Vinegar
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