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This easy Greek chicken salad is filled with tasty Mediterranean goodies and topped with chicken kebabs. Serve with pita bread for a light but tasty dinner.

Greek Chicken Salad

This easy Greek chicken salad is filled with tasty Mediterranean goodies and topped with chicken kebabs. Serve with pita bread for a light but tasty dinner.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken cut into cubes
  • Marinade
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • Salad
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups sliced vegetables radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, green peppers, red onions
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives
  • 4 oz feta cheese
  • 1 pita bread cut into pieces
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 t oregano
  • 1/2 t thyme
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/2 dijon
  • 1/4 t pepper

Instructions

  1. Cut up your chicken and add to a ziplock bag.
  2. Combine the marinade ingredients of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano, thyme, salt, pepper and lemon zest.
  3. Whisk well and pour over the chicken and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  4. In a large salad bowl add your lettuce, radishes, tomatoes, green peppers, red onions and kalamata olives to make a big salad.
  5. To make the dressing In a smaller bowl combine the dressing ingredients.
  6. Toss the salad with the dressing and then top with the feta cheese.
  7. To cook the chicken, skewer the chicken pieces and grill for about 10 - 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Top salad with the chicken pieces and slices of pita if using.