Cali Grilled Chicken Bowl with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette Recipe


Sweet as Honey

We can thank bees for supplying us with honey, a sweet and sticky substance that has earned its place as a pantry staple with a rich, distinct flavor and wide range of uses. The following dishes from local restaurants showcase the versatility of this ingredient and demonstrate how a drizzle of honey is so often the perfect finishing touch.

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cali grilled chicken bowl with honey-lime vinaigrette

Milk & Honey's Cali Grilled Chicken Bowl with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

Caroline Sanders
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving


For the honey-lime vinaigrette: (makes ½ gallon)

  • 2 cups fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 8 while serrano peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 4 cups canola oil

For the bowl:

  • 6 oz. cooked wheatberries, farro, and barley, mixed
  • Feta cheese, to taste
  • Small handful of argula
  • Roasted beets, diced, to taste
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 1 chicken breast, grilled and sliced
  • 8 oz. sautéed vegetables of choice
  • 6 oz. roasted sweet potatoes pieces
  • Basil, parsley, and cilantro, for garnish


  • To create the honey-lime vinaigrette, mix all ingredients except oil in a blender for a few minutes. Slowly add oil until emulsified. Set aside. 
  • For the bowl, assemble all ingredients in a large bowl, with grains as the base and garnish on top. Serve with ½ cup of honey-lime vinaigrette ina ramekin on the side.
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