Greek Chicken Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Greek Chicken Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 6 Servings

The wonderfully fresh flavors of Greece come alive with this delicious Greek chicken salad recipe, drizzled with lemon vinaigrette.

Ingredients

  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups skinless boneless rotisserie chicken pieces
  • 2/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, quartered lengthwise
  • 1-1/2 cups crumbled feta cheese (about 6 ouces)
  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 romaine hearts, quartered
  • 6 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Finely mince the garlic and then sprinkle it with the salt. Mash the garlic into a paste and then place in a medium bowl.
  2. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, oil and a few grinds of fresh pepper, and whisk to combine.
  3. Place the chicken into a large bowl and toss with 1/2 cup of the lemon vinaigrette. Add the olives, cheese, parsley and onion and toss once more.
  4. Place the tomatoes and the romaine on a plate and drizzle with the remaining vinaigrette. Top the salad with the chicken mixture and serve.

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