Chicken Salad with Mint and Feta

recipe
This simple chicken salad is zesty with the flavors of mint, feta cheese, and lemon juice. It's great as is and also good served in a pita or on a bed of greens.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 233
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 36.9 g
Carbohydrate 2.9 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 289 mg
Calcium 75 mg

Ingredients

3 cups chopped skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup cubed peeled English cucumber
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Mint sprigs (optional)

Preparation

Combine all ingredients except mint sprigs in a large bowl; toss gently to combine. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Note:

Cynthia Nicholson,

May 2005
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