Arugula Peaches And Bulgur Salad With Chicken

The combination of arugula, peaches, tomato, bulgur, along with the chicken is amazing. You can substitute bulgur with quinoa or whole-wheat couscous.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes


  • 4 cups packed arugula
  • 2 cups fresh peaches, sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2/3 cup bulgur
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 pound chicken breasts cutlet
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  • In a small saucepan, combine bulgur and water and bring it to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water, then again drain well.
  • Transfer to a paper towel and let it dry.
  • Meanwhile, grease a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over high.
  • Season chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and pepper and grill chicken for 7 to 8 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.
  • Transfer grilled chicken to a cutting board and allow it to cool for 3 minutes then slice against the grain into strips.
  • Now combine arugula, peaches, tomatoes, and bulgur in a large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in oil, vinegar, honey, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt until coated.
  • Divide salad among 4 serving plates and top each plate evenly with chicken strips.