Bulgur Salad with Chicken and Grapes


  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice, plus more for dressing salad
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
  • 1¼ tsp. fine sea salt, divided
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound)
  • ½ cup fine bulgur
  • 5 oz. package arugula
  • olive oil
  • 1½ cups Del Monte® Green Grapes, halved
  • 1 Del Monte® Avocado, pitted and thinly sliced


In a zip-top plastic bag, set inside a bowl combine lemon juice, honey, oil, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper.

Place chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound with mallet until they are no more than ¾” thick. Transfer chicken to bag with marinade and toss to coat. Seal bag and marinate, refrigerated, at minimum 4 hours or overnight.

In a medium bowl combine bulgur, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1 cup boiling water. Cover and set aside until bulgur is tender and has absorbed the water, about 10 minutes. If there is any excess water, drain bulgur well.

Prepare a medium-hot 2-zone grill fire, preheat a gas grill on medium-high heat for 10 minutes, or heat an indoor grill or grill pan on medium heat (for a grill pan, lightly brush with vegetable oil).

Remove chicken from marinade, allowing excess to drip off. Grill chicken, turning occasionally, until the internal temperature reaches 160°F, then transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes.

While chicken rests, in a large bowl toss bulgur with arugula and olive oil and lemon juice to taste. Add grapes and toss again.

Divide bulgur mixture among 4 bowls. Thinly slice chicken and place on top of bulgur. Garnish with avocado.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 860mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Sugars 14g
Protein 29g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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