If using chicken, pat dry and cut into 1" dice. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and stir occasionally until chicken browns and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes. Add to salad
If using NY Strip steak, pat dry and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add steak to hot pan, and cook until browned and steaks reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 9-11 minutes per side. Slice into 1/2" slices for salad.
If using roasted chicken breast, remove from packaging and microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes