Mediterranean Chicken Salad Wraps

I can’t say chicken salad is something that makes a regular appearance around here. But when it does, it never takes on the traditional flavor or appearance. That’s  more because I’m usually cleaning out the crisper when I make it.

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But the other day, I decided to switch things up and give my stand-by chicken salad a purposeful mediterranean profile with olives, capers and a strong lemon flavor along with a few other add-ins. And since I swapped out the usual calorie-laden mayonnaise binder for some olive oil and Greek yogurt, go ahead and make a few fat wraps and eat up (if your a lemon fan like me, add an extra wedge to squeeze on top)!

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One small tip before you grab the recipe—you can pretty much use anything for the wrap portion, but I like butter leaf lettuce because it’s sweeter and it’s pliable enough to roll without cracking. If you want to make this for a packed lunch, give it one last wrap with some rice paper to hold it all together.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (9 oz) cubed grilled chicken breast
  • 1 cup (5 oz) sliced deli olives
  • 1 cup (6 oz) diced cucumber, about 1 large
  • 1/3 (1 1/2 oz) cup diced red onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 4-5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 butter lettuce head
  • chives

Directions:

Mix and combine all ingredients except the butter lettuce until well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Remove a butter lettuce from the head. Fill center with mixture, pull edges together and tie with chive.

Serve with watercress and lemon slice.

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