Citrus Marinated Chicken and Orange Salad

  1. 3 oranges
  2. 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  3. 7 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  4. 14 tsp cayenne pepper
  5. 1 pinch cayenne (dressing)
  6. salt
  7. black pepper
  8. 28 oz breasts halves (boneless skinless chicken)
  9. 1 head radicchio
  10. 1 red onion (thinly sliced)
  11. 1 bunch arugula (stemmed and thoroughly cleaned)
  12. 3 sprigs fresh oregano (stripped of leaves then chopped)
  13. 2 tbsp honey
  14. 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  15. 4 slices crusty bread
  16. Directions:
  17. Preheat a grill pan or outdoor grill on high.
  18. Zest 2 of the 3 oranges and put the orange zest in a large, shallow dish. Juice half an orange and add to the zest.
  19. To the zest and juice, add the garlic, 3 Tbs olive oil, 1/4 t. cayenne, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
  20. Add the chicken breasts, toss to coat thoroughly, and let marinate for 5 minutes.
  21. While the chicken is marinating, with a paring knife cut the skin and white pith from the 2 remaining whole oranges, being sure to remove it all. Slice the oranges into disks and place in a salad bowl.
  22. Cut the radicchio in quarters through the core, cut the core off from each quarter, and then thinly shred the radicchio and add to the oranges.
  23. Add the red onions and arugula.
  24. To make the dressing, juice the other half orange into a small bowl and add the pinch of cayenne, the oregano, honey, and mustard. In a slow, steady stream, whisk in the 4 remaining Tbs of olive oil.
  25. Transfer the marinated chicken to the grill and cook on each side for 5 to 6 minutes, or until cooked through.
  26. Remove from the grill and let rest for a few minutes. Lightly toast the bread.
  27. Thinly slice the grilled chicken on an angle, add to the salad, and then pour the dressing over. Toss to combine and serve with the toasted bread.

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