Mediterranean Chicken Salad is a great go to when the days are hot. This salad is a meal in one. I love the spices that flavor the chicken and the salad together.

 

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Mediterranean Chicken Salad?

 

Dressing and Marinade:

  • Olive oil
  • Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Fresh chopped parsley, or dried
  • Dried oregano
  • Basil
  • Small garlic clove
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked

 

Salad:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Large cucumber
  • Large Roma tomato
  • Purple
  • Avocado

 

How Do I Make Mediterranean Chicken Salad?

 

Dressing and Marinade:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, water, parsley, oregano, basil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • You can either marinate the chicken with half of the dressing for 30 minutes to 2 hours, in a baggie in the refrigerator, or you can save the mixture and use it all as a dressing.
  • If marinating; when the chicken is ready, place the chicken in a skillet and cook the chicken until the center reaches 160 degrees.
  • Allow the chicken to cool.

Salad:

  • Meanwhile chop the lettuce, and place it into a large bowl.
  • Then add the cucumber, tomato, onion, and avocado.
  • Add the chicken when it has cooled.
  • Add the dressing when you are ready to serve the salad, and enjoy.

 

 

Tips and Tricks For Mediterranean Chicken Salad:

 

  • You could add some olives to your salad: any color that you like.
  • Add more purple onion, if you are a fan, Personally, I am not, but you could use a half of one or more if you like.
  • You also might want to add some orange or yellow peppers for additional color.
  • Add Feta cheese; or if you are not big on Feta cheese, you could use mozzarella.

 

 

More Inspiring Salads That Are A Meal:

 

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Easy Taco Salad

Southwestern Chicken Salad

Oriental Chicken Salad

Autumn Pecan Chicken Salad

 

Yield: 8 people

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean chicken salad is perfect for those hot days when you are struggling to find something to eat. You will love all of the blended flavors.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

Dressing and Marinade:

  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped parsley, or dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 clove small garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked

Salad:

  • 3 1/2 - 4 cups Romaine lettuce, washed, cored and dried
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large Roma tomato, diced
  • 1/4 sliced or diced purple onion
  • 1 avocado cubed or sliced

Instructions

    Dressing and Marinade:

    1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, water, parsley, oregano, basil, garlic, salt and pepper.
    2. You can either marinate the chicken with half of the dressing for 30 minutes to 2 hours in a baggie in the refrigerator or you can save the mixture and use it all as a dressing.
    3. If marinating; when the chicken is ready, place the chicken in a skillet and cook the chicken until the center reaches 160 degrees.
    4. Allow the chicken to cool.

    Salad:

    1. Meanwhile chop the lettuce, and place it into a large bowl.
    2. Then add the cucumber, tomato, onion, and avocado.
    3. Add the chicken when it has cooled.
    4. Add the dressing when you are ready to serve the salad, and enjoy.

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    8

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 164Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 26mgSodium 298mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 4gSugar 3gProtein 11g

     

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