Fattoush Salad with Grilled Chicken

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Make this traditional Middle Eastern Dish at home using this Fattoush Salad Recipe. Optional grilled chicken can be added to make it a complete meal with crispy pita chips on top too!



For the Chicken:

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp za’atar (or italian seasoning if you don’t have)
  • 1 tsp sea salt

For the Fattoush Salad:

  • 1/2 recipe for homemade pita chips (or roughly 2 cups of store-bought), broken into chunks
  • 1 dry pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large cucumber, quartered
  • 2 1/2 cups romaine lettuce, roughly chopped (white + light green portions only)
  • 1/2 cup radishes, sliced
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced (approx 6)
  • handlful flatleaf parsley, finely chopped
  • handful mint, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp sumac
  • salt + pepper, to taste


  1. If making pita chips preheat oven and follow instructions in this post.
  2. Place chicken in a bowl and top with olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, za’atar + sea salt. Let marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all chopped veggies in a large bowl (cherry tomatoes, cucumber, romaine, radishes, scallions, parsley + mint). Stir well.
  4. Top with olive oil, lemon juice, sumac and salt and pepper. Let sit while you cook the chicken.
  5. Preheat grill on medium-high (should reach at least 450 degrees F).
  6. Place chicken directly onto grill and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side.
  7. Remove from grill and cut into bite-sized chunks.
  8. Add chicken to salad and stir to combine.
  9. Plate salad into bowls and top with crushed pita chips.
  10. Store salad in fridge for several days. Keep pita chips separate and add only before eating.