Chicken, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad


Substitute fish for chicken, zucchini or carrots for cucumbers, or halved cherry or grape tomatoes for sliced tomatoes. Say yes to this tomato and cucumber salad.

Chicken Tomato Cucumber Salad
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 5 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 - 1 ¼ pound chicken breast tenders

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup cider vinegar or white wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 medium cucumber, cut into thin ribbons

  • 2 tomatoes, sliced

  • ½ cup pitted green olives, halved and/or sliced

  • 4 ounce feta cheese, crumbled (optional)


  1. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat. Lightly sprinkle chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in hot oil for 8 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once halfway through cooking time.

  2. For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine the remaining 4 tablespoons oil, the vinegar, thyme, sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cover and shake to combine.

  3. On four dinner plates, arrange chicken, cucumber ribbons, sliced tomatoes, and olives. If desired, sprinkle with feta cheese. Drizzle vinaigrette over salads.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

336 Calories
23g Fat
7g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 336
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 569mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 700mg 15%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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