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Grilled Chicken with Mom’s Barley Corn Salad

I knew exactly what I’d be making for my first meal back, too. A healthy grilled dish that’s exploding with flavor – Grilled Chicken with Mom’s Barley Corn Salad. You will LOVE this!

Chicken marinated in a sweet cherry tomato vinaigrette is grilled then placed over chewy barley salad bursting with the fresh flavors of corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes, and red onion. Oh yeah, there’s bacon involved. Just a little bit!


4 chicken breasts
3/4 cup medium barley
2 cups fresh or frozen-then-thawed corn kernels
1-1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup minced red onion
4 slices cooked thick or center cut bacon, chopped
1 avocado, chopped
salt & pepper

For the Tomato Vinaigrette:
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1 clove garlic
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons water
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon red onion
salt & pepper

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