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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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

Nutrition Facts

336 calories; 23 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 15 g monounsaturated fat; 73 mg cholesterol; 569 mg sodium. 700 mg potassium; 7 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 25 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 632 IU vitamin a; 12 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 12 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

111 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 65
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 7
Rating: Unrated
07/26/2015
Nice and light meal for summer!