Saturday, February 16, 2013

Bacon wrapped chicken salad

This meal is one of our go to meals when we don't really know or how the energy to fix much. This has been one of those days. It's a work night and I have tons on my mind. This is a simple, yet complex salad that has a southwestern feel to it. Happy Eating!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Salad

2 chicken breasts cubed
7-9 slices of bacon, cut in half
1/3 cup Mango or Pineapple Salsa
1 bunch of Romaine lettuce
1 medium tomato
1 avocado
1 yellow bell pepper
4 slices of cheddar cheese
Your Favorite dressing, mine is Ranch

-->Heat 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil in a cast iron skillet. Salt and pepper chicken. Sear the chicken on both sides, remove from skillet.

-->Wrap chicken chunks in bacon and return to skillet. Cook until bacon is completely cooked on both sides. Around 15-20 minutes.

-->While the bacon wrapped chicken are cooking, prepare the salad.

-->Once the bacon wrapped chicken is fully cooked, add salsa to skillet and stir. Let simmer for 5 minutes.

-->Remove from heat and place the bacon wrapped chicken on top of the salad. Dress with your favorite dressing. Enjoy!!