Thursday, 25 February 2016

Grilled chicken salad

Jack Daniel's as a brand doesn't need an introduction, it is well known and much appreciated.
It has recently launched the latest addition to their range of BBQ glazes - a brand new Tennessee Honey Barbecue Glaze.

Image credits: Jack Daniel's

All of these BBQ products are made with an authentic Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey and show the distinctive smoothness of Jack Daniel's. They transform your meals into tasty dishes, and are also vegetarian and vegan friendly.
Being asked which flavours I would like to try and test, I have chosen two milder flavours.
Jack Daniel's Smokey Sweet Barbecue Glaze includes soy sauce, sugar, salt, wheatflour, concentrated pineapple juice, cider vinegar, molasses concentrated orange juice, garlic and onion puree, chilli powder and more. It is a delicious glaze for meat or fish, and can also be used as a dip for wings and drumsticks, or potato wedges.

Grilled chicken salad
2 chicken breasts
3tbsp Jack Daniel's Smokey Sweet Barbecue Glaze
1tbsp lime juice
1tsp + 2tbsp olive oil for the grilled chicken and butternut squash
200g butternut squash and sweet potato, diced
1 pear, quartered, cored and sliced
a handful of mixed salad (rocket, spinach and fennel tips)
balsamic vinegar and olive oil for dressing

First of all, spread 2tbsp of the glaze over the chicken breasts, squeeze 1tbsp of lime juice over and let them marinade for about half an hour. Roast the butternut squash and sweet potato cubes with 2tbsp of olive oil.
Heat your grill (I used Tefal Optigrill) and add a little amount of oil.

Once the chicken is cooked, slice it into smaller pieces.
 Cook a quartered and sliced pear in a small frying pan with 1tbsp of olive oil and 1tbsp of Jack Daniel's glaze for about 3-4 minutes. The pear slices should be soft but still hold shape.
Assemble your salad: first mixed salad leaves, roasted squash and sweet potato, chicken pieces and pear pieces. Drizzle a bit of balsamic vinegar and whatever sauce is leftover in the pan.

If you liked this recipe, you might be interested in reading my Tefal Optigrill post.

Disclosure: I received two bottles of JD's glazes for the purposes of testing and reviewing. All opinions are mine.

1 comment:

  1. Love the look of these sauces. My hubby would love them. The salad looks nice as well