On hot summer days, I enjoy eating cool salads with grilled meat as a light meal and this Peruvian inspired grilled chicken salad is an amazing meal! The salad is a simple mix of lettuce, bell peppers, cucumber, tomatoes, onions and olives. The grilled chicken is marinated in a Peruvian style marinade and the dressing is a super tasty aji verde (Peruvian green sauce)! The smoky grilled chicken, cool and crunchy salad are simply amazing in the creamy, bright and fresh cilantro dressing!
Grill the chicken ahead of time and the salad only takes a few minutes to throw together! It’s great either when the chicken is still hot from the grill or when it’s cooled!
Peruvian Grilled Chicken Salad
A fresh salad with Peruvian grilled chicken and crunchy veggies a in a tasty aji verde dressing!
- 1 pound Peruvian grilled chicken, chopped
- 6 cups lettuce, sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced or diced
- 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced or diced
- 1 cup cucumber, sliced
- 1 cup tomatoes, sliced or diced
- 1/2 cup olives, sliced
- 1/2 cup red onion, sliced or diced
- 1/2 cup aji verde (Peruvian green sauce)
- Assemble the salad, toss with the dressing and enjoy!
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