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Lemon Fennel Chicken Salad

AuthorMaria
Lemon and Fennel
Yields6 Servings
 1 ½ lbs cooked chicken, cut into cubes
  cup fennel bulb, diced small (fronds reserved)
  cup red onions or scallions, finely chopped
 ½ cup kalamata olives, chopped or sliced
 ¼ cup crumbled feta or goat cheese
 2 tbsp fennel fronds, chopped
 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
For Lemon Vinaigrette:
 2 lemons, zested and juiced
 4 garlic cloves or scapes, minced
 ¼ cup olive oil
 salt and pepper, to taste
1

Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

2

To make vinaigrette, place lemon zest, lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl. While whisking continuously, pour in olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

3

Pour lemon vinaigrette over chicken salad and stir to combine. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Serving Suggestions:
4

This chicken salad recipe is extremely versatile. You can serve it over toasted baguette slices as an appetizer, on sliced ciabatta bread as sandwiches, or over salad greens as a large salad meal. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 1 ½ lbs cooked chicken, cut into cubes
  cup fennel bulb, diced small (fronds reserved)
  cup red onions or scallions, finely chopped
 ½ cup kalamata olives, chopped or sliced
 ¼ cup crumbled feta or goat cheese
 2 tbsp fennel fronds, chopped
 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
For Lemon Vinaigrette:
 2 lemons, zested and juiced
 4 garlic cloves or scapes, minced
 ¼ cup olive oil
 salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

2

To make vinaigrette, place lemon zest, lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl. While whisking continuously, pour in olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

3

Pour lemon vinaigrette over chicken salad and stir to combine. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Serving Suggestions:
4

This chicken salad recipe is extremely versatile. You can serve it over toasted baguette slices as an appetizer, on sliced ciabatta bread as sandwiches, or over salad greens as a large salad meal. Enjoy!

Lemon Fennel Chicken Salad

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