Cantaloupe, Fennel, and Mint Salad with Grilled Chicken

tender grilled chicken, sweet cantaloupe salad, mint, goat cheese, honey-Dijon vinaigrette

1707 Past Meals

Serves: 2 Servings | Time to Table: 20 Minutes | Calories: 448 | Category: Gluten-Free, Low-Calorie | Allergens: Contains Dairy (Goat Cheese) | Excellent Source of: Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C | Good Source of: Fiber, Potassium


  • - Chef's Knife
  • - Grillpan
  • - Measuring Spoons
  • - Small Bowl
  • - Tongs
  • - Whisk

What You Need:

  • - Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
  • - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • - Kosher Salt or Flake Sea Salt

What We Send:

  • - Canteloupe
  • - Chicken Tenders
  • - Dijon Mustard
  • - Fennel
  • - Goat Cheese
  • - Green Leaf Lettuce
  • - Honey
  • - Minced Shallot
  • - Mint
  • - White Wine Vinegar

Wine Pairings by @grapefriend

You can almost taste a little fennel in a Spanish Verdejo, which will make it perfect for this salad.

Beer Pairings

The orange, citrus, and coriander aromas of a Belgian Witbier make the perfect pairing!

TK Table Talk:

What weird food combinations do you really enjoy?

What To Do:

Cantaloupe, Fennel, and Mint Salad with Grilled Chicken- Step 1

1. Make Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, honey, shallot, 1½ tablespoons olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss in fennel and let stand.

Cantaloupe, Fennel, and Mint Salad with Grilled Chicken- Step 2

2. Cook Chicken: Coat a grill pan with olive oil and place over high heat. Salt and pepper the chicken tenders and place on the hot grill. Cook until juices run clear, turning once (about 15 minutes). Remove to a plate and allow to rest for 5 minutes.

Cantaloupe, Fennel, and Mint Salad with Grilled Chicken- Step 3

3. Prep Salad Ingredients: Tear the lettuce into bite-sized pieces and coarsely chop the mint. Remove the fennel from the dressing (reserve dressing).

Cantaloupe, Fennel, and Mint Salad with Grilled Chicken- Step 4

4. Assemble Salad: Toss together lettuce, mint, cantaloupe, and fennel.

To Serve: Divide salad evenly between two serving plates or bowls. Top with chicken, sprinkle with goat cheese, and drizzle with dressing.

Pro Tip:

Make this a Paleo-friendly meal by omitting the goat cheese and substituting your favorite toasted nut instead.

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