Recipes and Cooking Chicken, Tomato & Cucumber Dinner Salad 4.2 (111) 1 Review If you¿re in a hurry come suppertime, turn to this chicken and cucumber salad. This light dinner is packed with protein, remarkably versatile, and comes together in just 20 minutes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 5 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 - 1 ¼ pound chicken breast tenders Salt and ground black pepper ¼ 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 ½ cup pitted green olives, halved and/or sliced 4 ounce feta cheese (optional) Directions 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. For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine remaining oil, vinegar, thyme, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; shake to combine. On four dinner plates arrange chicken, cucumber ribbons, sliced tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese. Drizzle vinaigrette over salads. SALAD VERSATILITY 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. Pantry: olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 336 Calories 23g Fat 7g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.