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Oh-so-easy Mediterranean chicken

August 11, 2017

A Mediterranean-style diet is excellent for heart health and thankfully, it proves to also be delicious, which is always a bonus as far as I am concerned! This chicken recipe proves to be a winner with my young children and husband and takes less than 30 minutes to make.

 

Here are some instructions:

 

Chicken

Cut 2 or 3 chicken breasts into cubes approximately an inch thick. Put into a bowl and add lemon zest and some mixed Italian herbs. I then use some spray oil (I use Pura Coconut Blend spray) to coat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken pieces until they are cooked through but still tender.

 

Mast-o-Khiar

Grate some cucumber, then squeeze and remove the juice. Add 4 to 5 tablespoons of full-fat live Greek yogurt (Fage Total Greek Yogurt is good), a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and season with pepper and a little salt (I like to use the tiniest sprinkling of Cerebos Iodised salt).

 

Salad leaves

Toss some mixed salad leaves with dressing made up of 1 tablespoon of virgin olive oil, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a dash of cider vinegar and half a teaspoon of mustard.

 

Extras:

 

Chop up half a small bunch of flat leaf parsley

Toast some pitta bread

 

...and that my friends, is it! Enjoy :-)

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