Chicken, Tomato & Cucumber Dinner Salad

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Chicken, Tomato & Cucumber Dinner Salad

Ingredients
5
tablespoons olive oil, divided
1
pounds chicken breast tenders
 
Salt and ground black pepper
1/4
cup cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
1
teaspoon sugar
1
medium cucumber, cut in thin ribbons
2
tomatoes, sliced
1/2
cup pitted green olives, halved and/or sliced
4
ounces feta cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. In large skillet heat 1 Tbsp. of the olive oil over medium heat. Lightly sprinkle chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in hot oil for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until no pink remains.
  2. For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine remaining oil, vinegar, thyme, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; shake to combine.
  3. On four dinner plates arrange chicken, cucumber ribbons, sliced tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese. Drizzle vinaigrette over salads.
  4. SALAD VERSATILITY
  5. Substitute fish for chicken, zucchini or carrots for cucumbers, halved cherry or grape tomatoes for sliced tomatoes, and pitted Kalamata or ripe olives for the olives.

From the Test Kitchen

Pantry:

olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken, Tomato & Cucumber Dinner Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 336 kcal cal.,
  • 23 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 15 g monounsatured fat),
  • 73 mg chol.,
  • 569 mg sodium,
  • 7 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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