Greek Salad with Chicken Recipe

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Juggling work and family calls for fast, nutritious meals. So I prepare this satisfying salad frequently, particularly when garden-fresh cucumbers and parsley are abundant.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 medium cucumbers, diced
  • 1-1/4 cups cubed Swiss or crumbled feta cheese
  • 2/3 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Salt to taste
  • Lettuce leaves or pita bread

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 413 calories, 33g fat (8g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, cucumbers, cheese, olives and parsley. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, yogurt, garlic, oregano, lemon peel and salt. Pour over chicken mixture; toss lightly until coated. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve on lettuce leaves or in pita bread. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Greek Chicken Salad in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p10

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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NC YAYA User ID: 3518767 19280
Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"I love chicken salad but have a difficult time loving most recipes. I have now found one that I love, love, love!! I made this for a tasting party and it was huge hit. I mistakenly added tomatoes too-and will do again. Wonderful recipe!"

Aspiring Cook User ID: 5120081 18057
Reviewed May. 17, 2010

"very delicious!!!"

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