Chicken Paillard with Greens

Tender chicken is served over greens in this low-fat, low-calorie main-dish recipe. Make this great weeknight meal in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken Paillard with Greens
Servings: 4 Prep 20 mins Cook 8 mins


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

Make It

1. Place the breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Pound with a flat mallet until 1/2 inch thick.

2. Drizzle chicken with oil; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper.

3. Coat a grill pan with nonstick cooking spray. Cook chicken over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes per side or until juices run clear.

4. Toss greens with dressing and tomatoes; divide among 4 plates. Top each with a piece of chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 258, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 99, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 41, sodium (mg): 628, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.