Greek Chicken Salad in Pita Pockets

  • Yield: servings

Ingredients

GREEK CHICKEN SALAD
1pound chicken tenderloins or breasts
1cup Greek dressing
1/2cup red onion, chopped
2 scallions, chopped
1medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1large clove garlic, chopped
8ounces feta cheese, crumbled
12ounces plain yogurt
1tablespoon dried oregano
5 1/2tablespoons fresh dill
1tablespoon fresh parsley
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2cup kalamata olives, pitted and rough chopped (optional)
Pita pockets

Instructions

  1. Marinate chicken in Greek dressing for at least 1 hour. Saute chicken until cooked through, and golden brown. Set aside to cool. In a large bowl, combine red onion, scallions, cucumber, and feta cheese. Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces and add to vegetables.
  2. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, garlic, oregano, dill, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Add dressing to vegetables and chicken, and toss well. Refrigerate for at least 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Serve in pita pockets or over a bed of mixed greens. Garnish with parsley and olives
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