Grilled Chicken Salad With Cilantro Pesto Mayonnaise
1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4 lb poblano peppers, roasted and Diced
1/3 lb red,yellow, and green bell peppers, roast, peel, dice
2 stalks celery, minced
1 Granny Smith apple, minced
1 T lime juice
3/4 c Cilantro Pesto
1 1/2 c mayonnaise
1 bn fresh cilantro,chopped
1 t salt
1 t black pepper
Grill the chicken, preferably over wood. Chill and dice.
Mix in the remaining ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Prepare cilantro Pesto Mayonnaise
2 c fresh cilantro leaves
3/4 c extra virgin olive oil
1/4 c pine nuts,toasted
6 clove garlic
1 T lime juice,juice of 1/2 lime
1 c Parmesan cheese, grated
1 T salt
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
NOTE: All the peppers used should be roasted and diced. The bell pepper mixture should consist of equal parts red, yellow, and green peppers, roasted, peeled, and diced. Total amount of bell peppers should equal 1/3 cup.