Greek Chicken Salad is an entree salad with a flavorful Greek vinaigrette dressing that is also used as a marinade for the chicken.
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Every week at my house we do big salad night, where dinner consists of a big flavorful dinner salad. This Greek Chicken Salad recipe is a new family favorite for big salad night. It’s full of traditional Greek flavors, like cucumbers, feta, and olives. And, it has a flavorful Greek vinaigrette that is used as a salad dressing and a marinade for the chicken.
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- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
- 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 package - 16 ounces Just BARE Organic Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks
- 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
- 1 cup chopped English cucumber
- 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
- 1/2 cup sliced red onion
- 1/3 cup pitted and sliced Kalamata olives
- 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
- In a sealable container, such as a mason jar, add the olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Whisk, or seal the container and shake, until well combined.
- Place the chicken pieces in a shallow dish. Pour 1/4 cup of the vinaigrette on the chicken. Cover the chicken and place it in the refrigerator to marinate for a minimum of 1 hour and up to 4 hours. Cover the unused vinaigrette to top the salad later.
- Place a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken (and any excess marinade) to the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 6-7 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through (internal temperature of 165˚F). Let the chicken cool for 5 minutes.
- Add the lettuce to a large serving bowl. Top the lettuce with the cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, olives, feta, and cooled chicken.
- Serve with the reserved dressing.
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