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Greek chicken salad is fresh, healthy, and delicious, packed with classic Mediterranean flavors. Perfect as a light lunch or dinner, or for meal prep. | aheadofthyme.com

Greek Chicken Salad


  • Author: Sam Hu | Ahead of Thyme
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Greek chicken salad is fresh, healthy, and delicious, packed with classic Mediterranean flavors. Perfect as a light lunch or dinner, or for meal prep.


Ingredients

  • 1 cooked chicken breast, sliced
  • 3 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoeshalved
  • 2 Persian cucumbers, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cup red oniondiced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olivespitted
  • 1/3 cup feta cheesecrumbled
  • 1/4 cup Greek salad dressing
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • juice from 1/2 lemon
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (or to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the salad ingredients including chicken, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, cucumber, olives, and feta cheese.
  2. To make the Greek salad dressing, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl
  3. Pour dressing on top of salad and toss to combine. Add more salt and pepper to taste, if needed.

Notes

Make ahead instructions: To make ahead, store the salad, chicken, and dressing separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator. The chicken will last up to 3 days, and the salad and dressing will last up to 1 week. Then toss and combine just before serving or packing for lunch. This will keep your salad looking fresh.

How to store: Store this Greek chicken salad in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Store it in an airtight container or in a bowl wrapped tightly with plastic cling wrap.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: Greek

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