Chicken with Charred Corn, Tomato & Quinoa Salad

Chicken with Charred Corn, Tomato & Quinoa Salad
Yield:
24 servings, 1 chicken breast (87 g) and 2 cups (500 mL) salad each

Ingredients

Ingredients Weights Measures
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 oz./115 g) 6 lb. [2.7 kg] 24 pieces
Kraft Golden Italian Dressing, divided 2 cups [500 mL]
quinoa 2.25 lb. [1 kg] 1-1/2 qt. [1.5 L]
corn on the cob 1 lb. [510 g] 3 each
baby spinach leaves, packed 1 lb. [760 g] 1-1/2 gal. [6 L]
grape tomatoes, halved 3.75 lb. [1.7 kg] 3 qt. [3 L]
scallions, thinly sliced 9 oz. [255 g] 3 cups [750 mL]
fresh basil, chopped 2 oz. [60 g] 1-1/2 cups [375 mL]
Fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup [175 mL]
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 oz./115 g) 1 lb. [450 g] 4 pieces
Kraft Golden Italian Dressing, divided 1/3 cup [75 mL]
quinoa 6 oz. [170 g] 1 cup [250 mL]
corn on the cob 3 oz. [85 g] 1/2 each
baby spinach leaves, packed 4.5 oz. [130 g] 1 qt. [1 L]
grape tomatoes, halved 10 oz. [285 g] 2 cups [500 mL]
scallions, thinly sliced 1.5 oz. [45 g] 1/2 cup [125 mL]
fresh basil, chopped 10 g 1/4 cup [50 mL]
Fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp. [30 mL]

Directions

Brush chicken with 6 Tbsp. (90 mL) dressing (or 1 Tbsp. [15 mL] dressing for trial recipe). Refrigerate 30 min.

Cook quinoa as directed on package, omitting salt. Grill corn 10 to 12 min. on medium-high heat or until lightly charred all over, turning occasionally. Cool quinoa and corn to room temperature. Using a knife, shave corn kernels from cobs; set aside. (Quinoa and corn can be prepared up to 24 hours ahead of time.)

Grill chicken on medium-high heat 6 to 7 min. on each side or until done (170ºF [77ºC]).

Combine quinoa, corn, remaining dressing, and all remaining ingredients. Serve with chicken.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Chef's Tip
You will need 1/2 cup (125 mL) corn kernels for trial recipe. Any additional corn kernels from the full cob can be used to make a fire-roasted tomato & corn salsa.
Variation
Prepare using Kraft Sundried Tomato and Oregano Dressing.
Substitute
Prepare using fresh lime juice.

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Nutritional Information
Calories
 370
Total fat
 10 g
Saturated fat
 1.5 g
Cholesterol
 65 mg
Sodium
 300 mg
Carbohydrate
 38 g
Dietary fibre
 5 g
Sugars
 5 g
Protein
 34 g
Vitamin A
 50 %DV
Vitamin C
 45 %DV
Calcium
 8 %DV
Iron
 30 %DV