Greek chicken pasta salad

Greek chicken pasta salad

greek chicken pasta salad

This Greek chicken pasta salad makes for a delicious weekday meal or packed into lunchboxes. It stores well in the fridge too.

  • 25 mins
  • 4-6

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ x 500g packet pasta screws (wholewheat or plain)
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 30ml olive or avocado oil + extra
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 4 chicken breasts, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful dill, chopped
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • 60ml feta, crumbled

METHOD

  1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain and cool.
  2. Combine 60ml of the lemon juice, oil and garlic. Season.
  3. Heat a splash of extra oil on high and fry the chicken for about 5 minutes, turning halfway, until cooked. Squeeze over the remaining lemon juice. Season.
  4. Combine the pasta, cucumber, tomatoes, dill, onion and chicken. Crumble the feta and zest over. Pour the dressing over and toss to coat.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: April, 2019


Margie Els-burger

About Margie Els-burger

In 2018 I’m going to be happier with less. Most things I spend money on just end up cluttering my home. I’d rather save up for a lovely holiday with my family.

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