Hello Fresh Greek God's Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Hello Fresh Greek God's Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

It was a man called Laocoon who once said "I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts". Clearly the gift he was receiving wasn't this salad.

Combining plump olives, the best feta cheese we could lay our hands on and strips of grilled chicken it's a culinary Trojan horse of a dinner. The appearance of something fantastically delicious, with all sorts of health benefits hidden inside. Food fit for a Greek God! 


2 Chicken Breasts
2 Cloves of Garlic
Half a Cup of Feta Cheese
1/4 Cup Kalamata Olives
Half a Cucumber
2 Tsps Dry Oregano
1 Punnet of Cherry Tomatoes
2 Tbsps Red Onion, Sliced
1 Lemon
1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
Wholemeal Pitta Bread


1. Place your hand flat on top of each chicken breast.

Using a sharp knife slice into the breast sideways almost the whole way through. Open the chicken up like a book.

2. Peel and finely chop 1 clove of garlic.

Place the chicken breasts in a bowl and drizzle on 1 tbsp of olive oil.

Zest on 1/2 tsp of lemon zest and squeeze on the juice of 1/2 the lemon.

Mix in the garlic and leave to marinate for at least 10 mins.

3. Chop the cucumber into 2cm cubes. 

Chop up the feta cheese into 2cm cubes.

Cut the onion in half through the root and then slice into very thin half moons.

Take the pips out of the olives and halve the cherry tomatoes.

4. Pre-heat your grill to high heat.

Drizzle 1/2 Tsp of olive oil onto each pitta bread.

Cut the remaining clove of garlic in half and rub firmly all over the pitta.

5. Place the chicken on a baking tray.

Season each breast with a good pinch of salt and pepper.

Place on the top shelf under the grill and cook each side for 7 mins, turning once.

Tip: The chicken is cooked when it is no longer pink in the middle.

6. In a small bowl whisk together the balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp of olive oil. 

Mix in the juice of the remaining 1/2 lemon with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Finally, whisk in the oregano.

7. In a bowl gently mix together the cucumber, feta, tomatoes and olives.

Mix in as much red onion as you like. Pour over the salad dressing.

8. Once the chicken is cooked take it from under the grill.

Put the pitta under the grill for a minute on each side
Serve the chicken on top of the salad with the pitta on the side.

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