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Arugula salad with chicken and balsamic reduction

Sharp arugula with chicken breast and goat cheese, topped with a tomato-based balsamic vinegar reduction.


1 portion Balsamic Tomato Reduction

2 chicken breasts, pan-seared or baked


olive oil

lemon juice

1 tsp honey

goat cheese

salt and pepper


Cut chicken breasts into bite sized chunks and toss in balsamic reduction. Transfer to container and set in fridge until cooled.

Mix 3 parts olive oil and 1 parts lemon juice in a jar. Add 1 tsp of honey and salt and pepper to taste. Shake vigorously.

Place arugula in a large salad bowl. Crumble goat cheese and sprinkle with salt. Add chicken and toss.


This is a good way to use leftover chicken.