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Chicken Souvlaki Salad

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
The elements of a classic Greek salad and a chicken souvlaki sandwich combine in this piquant dish. You can also use lamb in place of the chicken.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic, divided
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 3 cups cubed peeled cucumber (about 3 cucumbers)
  • 1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup grated peeled cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 259
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 3.4 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 31.8 g
  • carbohydrate 15.3 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 79 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 679 mg
  • calcium 161 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill or broiler.

  2. Combine 1 teaspoon garlic and the next 6 ingredients (1 teaspoon garlic through chicken breast) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal the bag and shake to coat. Remove chicken from the bag. Grill or broil chicken 5 minutes on each side or until done. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces.

  3. Combine chicken, cubed cucumber, and the next 4 ingredients (cubed cucumber through tomatoes) in a large bowl. Combine yogurt and remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over chicken mixture; toss well.

Cook's Notes

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