Make the marinade, mix together olive oil, juice of the lemon, oregano, salt & pepper.
Greek Lemon Chicken with Rice & Feta Salad and Tzatzki
Griddle lemon and oregano chicken sat on a bed of watercress served with tzatzki and a salad of rice, chilli, red peppers, lemon, parsley and feta.
How it's doneDirections
Place the chicken breast on some cling film fold the cling film over the chicken and then using a rolling pin, bash the chicken till it is about 2 cms thick all over.
Place the chicken in the marinade, refrigerate for at least two hours preferably overnight.
Take the chicken out of the fridge, heat the olive oil in the frying pan.
Peel and chop the onion(s) finely, add to the frying pan cook until soft.
Wash and finely chop the chilli, add to the frying pan.
Peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely, add to the frying pan.
Warm the precooked rice by following the instructions, add to the frying pan.
Add the oregano, to the frying pan.
Zest and sqeeze the lemon(s).
Add to the frying pan. taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary.
Remove from the heat
Wash and dice the red pepper.
Wash and finely chop the fresh parsley.
Add to the frying pan, mix the ingredients and set aside.
Add the marinated chicken to the griddle or frying pan, turning regularly.
Cook till the juices run clear, leave for 5 minutes.
Slice the chicken diagonally
Cut the lemons into wedges.
Place one serving of rice onto a plate.
Place the watercress on the plate.
Place the chicken on top of the rice, crumble the cheese over the top.
Serve with the tzatziki and a couple of lemon wedges.
This recipe is from the recipe book “Around the world in salads” by Katie & Ginnearlo Caldesi
What you needIngredients
- 1 Rectangular Pie Dish
- 1 Chopping Board
- 1 Large Knife
- 1 Fish Slice
- 2 Frying Pans
- 1 Small Bowl
- 1 Griddle Pan
- 2 Chicken Breasts
- 2 tsp Dried Oregano
- 1 Lemon
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- Salt - to taste
- Black Pepper - to taste
- Precook Long Grain Brown Rice
- 1/2 Onion
- 1 Garlic Clove
- 1/2 tsp Fresh Chilli
- 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
- 1/2 Lemon
- 1 Bell Pepper (Red)
- 1 handful Fresh Parsley
- 35 grams Feta Cheese
- 1 handful Watercress
- 1 tub Tzatziki
- 1 Lemon