Mason Jar Grilled Chicken Salad

You too, can make fancy salads at home.  Specially marinaded chicken, then grilled and serviced with a crisp salad is a fantastic light meal.

Mason Jar Grilled Chicken Salad

Mason Jar Grilled Chicken Salad

Mason Jar Grilled Chicken Salad

Mason Jar Grilled Chicken Salad

Make a great chicken salad just like the Mason Jar does.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mason Jar Chicken Salad, Mason Jar Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marinade time: 3 hours
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 1014kcal


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 24 ounces mixed lettuce
  • 6 hard boiled egg
  • 12 ounces bacon cooked crisp
  • 3 cups croutons
  • 3 cups tomato wedges

Chicken Marinade

  • 1/2 pound brown sugar
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup sherry
  • 3 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Salad dressing

  • 1 cup cotton seed oil
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard


  • Prepare marinade and marinate chicken, skin side up, at least 3 hours. Grill chicken and remove skin. Place lettuce on a large plate. Slice chicken and place on top of lettuce.  Garnish with egg, bacon, croutons and tomato wedges. 
  • Add Lie Vinaigrette Dressing or serve on the side. Makes 1 serving. Marinade In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, soy sauce, sherry, pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic, and ginger. Mix well. 
  • Makes enough marinade for 6 chicken breasts. Vinaigrette Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, sugar and mustard in a blender; whirl until fully blended. Makes about 2 cups.


Calories: 1014kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 369mg | Sodium: 3524mg | Potassium: 1762mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 2260IU | Vitamin C: 51.4mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 5.5mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. " Tummy want more " -Patrick

    I loved this one I will totally make it again my family loved it. It tasted so good I made it 5 times in one week that’s how much my family loved it .

  2. Liz Nelson

    5 stars
    Mason Jar is so good! I love this salad, I’m so glad to have the marinade This will be great for a light lunch!

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