Learn how to make Seared Chicken with Greek Salsa, one of Rita's recipes for a Mediterranean diet.

Seared Chicken with Greek Salsa

Ingredients

Salsa:

  • 1 small cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried pepper flakes
  • 1 ounce crumbled feta with sun-dried tomatoes and basil

Chicken:

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless chicken breasts
  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. Combine all salsa ingredients except feta cheese in medium bowl. Toss gently to blend; set aside.
  2. Season both sides of the chicken with oregano and pepper.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Coat both sides of the chicken with cooking spray. Cook for 5 minutes on each side or until cooked and no longer pink in center.
  4. Add the feta to salsa. Toss gently and serve with the chicken.

Makes 4 servings.