Greek Salad with Grilled Chicken
Simple, fresh and flavourful ingredients make this Greek salad with Grilled Chicken one you'll want to make over and over again!
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
For the Grilled Chicken:
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 clove small garlic minced
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- freshly ground pepper to taste
- 1/2 tsp. honey optional
For the Salad Dressing:
- 4 Tbs. olive oil
- 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
- 1/2 clove small garlic minced
- 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- Freshly ground pepper to taste
For the Salad:
- 6 cups romaine lettuce (small head) rinsed, dried and chopped, or lettuce of your choice
- 2 mini cucumbers
- 1 ripe tomato
- 1/2 sweet pepper colour of your choice
- 1/2 small red onion
- 1/3 cup crumbled Feta cheese
- 16 Kalamata olives pitted
To marinate the chicken:
In a non reactive container, combine olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, pepper, honey (if using) and chicken breasts.
Rub chicken breasts with mixture, making sure they are well coated.
Marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes up to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
To grill the chicken:
Remove the chicken from the refrigerator. Heat a grill to medium-high.
Grill the chicken about 6 minutes on each side, or until done.
Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing into strips.
To assemble the salad:
Wash and chop romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, sweet pepper and onion. Place vegetables in bowl. Top with crumbled feta cheese and pitted olives.
Add part of dressing to the salad reserving some dressing to drizzle onto chicken. Toss salad with dressing.
Arrange salad on platter, top with sliced chicken and drizzle with a bit more of the salad dressing.
Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 643mg | Potassium: 711mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 7085IU | Vitamin C: 35.6mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 1.9mg