Zesty Lemon Chicken Salad



Zesty Lemon Chicken Salad

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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Start by marinating the chicken. In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Add the chicken breasts to the marinade and let them sit for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.
  3. 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.
  4. Slice the cooked chicken into thin strips.
  5. In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, sliced cucumber, and red onion.
  6. Add the sliced chicken on top of the salad.
  7. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the salad.
  8. Drizzle any remaining marinade from the chicken over the salad as a dressing.
  9. Toss the salad gently to combine all the ingredients.
  10. 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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