Caribbean Chicken Salad


With just a few things done ahead of time, your dinner can be a breeze.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 45 mins
4 servings


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • ½ cup teriyaki marinade sauce

  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno pepper

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 ½ tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons lime juice

  • ¾ pound mixed salad greens

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained

  • 4 cups corn tortilla chips


  1. Place the chicken in a bowl, and cover with the teriyaki marinade sauce. Marinate at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.

  2. In a small bowl mix the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro. Cover salsa, and refrigerate.

  3. In a small bowl, mix the mustard, honey, sugar, oil, vinegar, and lime juice. Cover dressing, and refrigerate.

  4. Preheat the grill for high heat.

  5. Lightly oil grill grate. Place chicken on the grill, and discard marinade. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear.

  6. Arrange mixed salad greens on plates. Spoon some of the salsa over each salad, and sprinkle with 1/4 of the pineapple chunks. Break tortilla chips into large chunks, and sprinkle over salads. Lay some of the grilled chicken strips on each salad. Finally, drizzle dressing over each salad, and serve.


The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

443 Calories
11g Fat
69g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 443
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 1561mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 36mg 180%
Calcium 119mg 9%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 777mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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