Zesty Lemon Chicken Salad
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- 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Zest and juice of 2 lemons
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 4 cups mixed salad greens
- 1 cucumber, sliced
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- Start by marinating the chicken. In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
- Add the chicken breasts to the marinade and let them sit for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.
- Preheat your grill or stovetop grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side or until fully cooked and grill marks appear. Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes.
- Slice the cooked chicken into thin strips.
- In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, sliced cucumber, and red onion.
- Add the sliced chicken on top of the salad.
- Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the salad.
- Drizzle any remaining marinade from the chicken over the salad as a dressing.
- Toss the salad gently to combine all the ingredients.
- Serve immediately, and enjoy your Zesty Lemon Chicken Salad!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
This Zesty Lemon Chicken Salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a light and healthy meal. The marinated and grilled chicken pairs beautifully with the tangy lemon dressing, making every bite a burst of deliciousness.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Protein: 25g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fat: 24g, Fiber: 3g
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