Pita Salad with Cucumber with Fennel and Chicken Recipe

Pita Salad with Cucumber, Fennel, and Chicken

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients:

  • 2 (6-inch) pitas
  • 2 cups thinly sliced fennel bulb
  • 1 cup shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Procedure:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Arrange pitas on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until toasted; cool 1 minute.
  3. Tear into bite-sized pieces. Combine pita pieces, fennel, and next 4 ingredients (through cucumber).
  4. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  5.  Combine juice, vinegar, oregano, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  6. Gradually add oil, stirring with a whisk.
  7. Drizzle dressing over pita mixture; toss to coat.
  8. Serve immediately.
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