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Chicken and Mandarin Orange Salad

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • grill pan
  • tongs


  • 1 lb boneless chicken thigh or chicken breast
  • 4 tbsp sun-dried tomato pesto sauce
  • 1 cup canned mandarin oranges (drained)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 8 cups salad mix
  • 8 tbsp choice of vinaigrette dressing
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Preheat your Indoor Griddle/Grill on Medium High
  • Marinate the chicken with the Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Sauce, covering the whole surface of the meat
  • Place the chicken on the preheated indoor griddle/grill and sear the chicken on each side for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken cooks for an internal temperature of 165F
  • While the chicken is cooking, assemble your salad by mixing the cherry tomatoes and mandarin oranges in a bowl. Add the salad mix and dress it with your favorite dressing to your preferred taste (recommend 2 tbsp per person)
  • When the chicken is finished, set it aside to cool for 5 minutes. 
  • Slice the chicken into bite size pieces and add it to the salad mix