Greek Chicken Bread Salad

Greek Chicken Bread Salad Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry/Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr/Lindsey Lower

Low in calories and packed with fresh flavors, this Greek Chicken Bread Salad uses ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Yield:

Serves 4

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 325
Fat 14.2 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 8.2 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 30.5 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 562 mg
Calcium 88 mg

Ingredients

3 ounces cubed French bread baguette, crust removed
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup sliced red bell pepper (about 1 large)
1/2 cup sliced pepperoncini peppers
1.5 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/3 cup)

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Place baguette cubes on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Broil 2 minutes or until edges are browned, turning once.

3. Reduce oven temperature to 425°.

4. Combine oregano and next 5 ingredients (through crushed red pepper) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk; set aside.

5. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken evenly with black pepper and salt. Place chicken in pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Place pan in oven, and bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove pan from oven. Let chicken stand 5 minutes; slice thinly across the grain.

6. Add bread cubes, lettuce, bell pepper, pepperoncini peppers, and feta to bowl with oregano mixture; toss well. Place about 1 1/3 cups salad on each of 4 plates. Top each serving with about 3 ounces chicken.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Mary Drennen,

Cooking Light

January 2013
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