Greek Chicken Salad

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This salad is made using our Zesty Greek Salad Dressing on the blog as a marinade for the chicken. It’s a great way to use up leftover dressing and helps keep the chicken tender while grilling without using oil. Feel free to be creative with the veggies in the salad. Enjoy!

*This recipe can be used while on the diabetes and weight loss programs

Recipe highlights:

  • Full of protein
  • Full of fiber
  • Great source of antioxidants

Ingredients: (Makes 4 servings)

1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken breast (organic)
¼ cup of Zesty Greek Salad dressing, plus additional for topping the salad
4 cups mixed springs greens
1 cucumber, chopped
½  cup cherry tomatoes
⅓  cup red onion, chopped

Directions:

  1. Pound the chicken so it is the same height all around (this will help it to cook evenly) Next, poke the chicken 2-3 times per side with a fork. Pour marinade over the chicken and mix so that all the chicken has some marinade.
  2. Marinade for 1 hour, flipping halfway through to ensure an even marinade.
  3. Spray a grill pan or grill with a bit of non stick coconut oil spray. Heat to medium-medium high.Cook until done or internal temperature reaches 165 degrees fahrenheit. (about 5-6 minutes per side)
  4. Remove from grill and let rest for 10 minutes before cutting
  5. Add remaining ingredients to a large bowl and top with chicken and about ½ cup of dressing. Toss to combine and enjoy.

*Serving size is 4 oz. of grilled chicken and about 2 cups of salad or about ¼ of the salad.

Tips: To make preparing your lunches quick and easy for the week we recommend grilling the chicken ahead of time and separating into 4 containers. The day you eat your salad, simply chop up your veggies and top with your chicken and dressing.

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