Zoe’s Chicken Salad: A Burst of Freshness for Lunch
Lunch time can be a bit of a minefield, wondering what to make that is both tasty and satisfying, yet quick and healthy. That’s why we are so pleased to share Zoe’s Chicken Salad with you, an incredibly delicious and nutritious dish that packs a punch of flavor with every bite.
It’s a wonderful combination of crisp, fresh ingredients, with just the right balance of herbs and spices to give your taste buds a real treat. The star of the show is succulent chicken , cooked to perfection, and seasoned with a fragrant blend of oregano, thyme and garlic. A medley of crunchy vegetables is added for texture, combined with a dash of oil and vinegar for a burst of brightness.
The end result is a truly refreshing and energizing salad that is both flavorful and nourishing. The combination of herbs brings a hint of Mediterranean cuisine, bringing a little bit of sunshine into your lunch break. The best thing of all is that this dish is so simple to make and can be ready in minutes.
– 2 chicken breasts
– 2 tablespoons oregano
– 2 tablespoons thyme
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– ½ cup sliced bell peppers
– ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber
– ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
– 3 tablespoons olive oil
– 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
– Salt and pepper to taste
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Place chicken breasts onto a baking sheet, and season with oregano, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper.
3. Bake for 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
4. In a large bowl, combine bell peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar.
5. Add chicken breasts to the bowl, and mix until combined.
6. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
There you have it, Zoe’s Chicken Salad in all its glory. A remarkably easy and incredibly tasty meal that is sure to brighten up your lunch time. With an abundance of flavor and freshness, this is one recipe you will definitely want to add to your repertoire. Enjoy!