Here is one of my favorite recipes of all time. It's the cure for the common cold supper!
Marinate 1 lb chicken in some balsamic dressing for an hour (I pounded these thoroughly before marinating).
Add a pinch of kosher or sea salt.
Let sit for about an hour.
In another bowl combine:
1/2-1/3 cup good balsamic vinegar
1/2-1/3 cup good olive oil
1 or 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 bunches fresh basil, finely chopped
Let sit for about an hour
*note: it is very important that the basil be fresh. In fact, I have a basil plant specifically for this dish*
Grill the chicken, cool slightly, then slice it into strips or bite size chunks.
Just before serving, mix the vinegar/oil mixture again, combine with tomatoes. On each plate, arrange sliced chicken on a bed of spring greens and pour tomato mixture over the chicken. Serve with slices of
lightly broiled baguette.
for a cold appetizer, forget the chicken and pour the tomato stuff right onto the slices of baguette (if you don't have a fresh baguette you can substitute other crusty bread or even crackers and cheese).
It's the cure for the common munchies!
Oh! And one more way to enjoy this is in a wrap:
tortilla, lettuce, sliced chicken, tomato, mozzarella, Parmesan.
It's the cure for the common lunch!
ok, I'm done now:)