Loaded Greek Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe

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Brittany Published: December 9, 2020 Modified: October 3, 2021
Loaded Greek Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe

How To Make Loaded Greek Chicken Avocado Salad

Put together a hearty bowl of avocado salad with this easy-to-follow recipe! It’s loaded with tender chicken and fresh greens for a filling meal.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 42 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2large chicken breasts,skinless boneless, halved to make 4 fillets

For Dressing and Marinade:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • ¼cuplemon juice,juice of 1 lemon
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 2tspgarlic,minced, or 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2tbspdried oregano
  • 1tspsalt
  • pepper,cracked

For Salad:

  • 4cupsromaine lettuce leaves,or cos lettuce, washed and shredded
  • 2large Lebanese cucumbers,halved lengthways and sliced
  • 2vine ripened tomatoes,cut into small wedges
  • ½green pepper,or capsicum, deseeded and sliced
  • ½red onion,sliced thinly
  • 7ozfresh Feta cheese,cubed
  • ½cupKalamata olives,pitted, halved lengthways
  • 1avocado

Instructions

Dressing and Marinade:

  1. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in large, shallow dish.

  2. Pour out ½ cup to use as the dressing, then reserve in the refrigerator for later.

  3. Add the chicken to the marinade in the shallow dish, then evenly coat.

  4. Cover and allow to marinade for 30 minutes.

Salad:

  1. Add the lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, green pepper, onion, feta cheese, and olives in a large bowl, then mix.

  2. Heat a large grill pan or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Remove the chicken from the marinade, then add it to the pan along with any marinade left over in the bowl.

  4. Grill or sear for 5 to 6 minutes on each side until the chicken is golden on the outside and cooked through.

  5. Remove the chicken from the pan, then allow to rest for 5 minutes.

To Assemble:

  1. Slice the chicken thickly, then arrange them over the salad.

  2. Slice the avocados, then place them on the salad.

  3. Drizzle with the reserved dressing.

  4. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 602.15kcal
  • Fat: 43.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.52g
  • Fiber: 8.03g
  • Sugar: 8.53g
  • Protein: 33.72g
  • Cholesterol: 113.75mg
  • Sodium: 1244.39mg
  • Calcium: 363.60mg
  • Potassium: 1110.31mg
  • Iron: 3.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 337.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.93mg
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