09.27.17

GREEK BOWLS

greek bowls | designlovefest

ivan has a very specific memory of going to the mall with his family growing up and eating greek bowls in the food court. it’s a memory he loves and an experience that introduced him to greek food, something he still loves today. he really wanted to re-create it for the blog and i’m so glad we did. i love that we used chicken thighs instead of breasts as the meat turned out really moist. the bowl is packed with veggies and really full of flavor, it’s a real crowd pleaser! enjoy! – joanie

greek bowls | designlovefest

greek bowls
serves 4

chicken thighs:
• 6 chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon paprika
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano
• 3 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 lemon

greek salad:
• 4 persian cucumbers
• quarter red onion
• 1 cup cherry tomatoes
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 tablespoon
• 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

for the bowls:
• 2 cups Jasmine rice
• 6 oz feta
• fresh parsley for garnish
•shredded romaine lettuce
• olives
• tzatziki

greek bowls | designlovefest

• in a medium bowl mix together the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, rice vinegar, dried oregano, and salt. add the chicken to the marinade and let sit for at least 30 minutes in the fridge. in a frying pan cook the chicken thighs on low to medium for about 6 minutes on each side; until chicken is no longer pink inside and has a nice browned outside. remove from heat, squeeze the lemon on top. cover with foil and set aside. chop before serving!

• cook the 1 cup of rice according to the packaging directions.

• to make the greek salad, chop the cucumbers, red onion, cherry tomatoes. mix well with the olive oil, red wine vinegar and dried oregano. add salt and pepper to taste.

greek bowls | designlovefest
greek bowls | designlovefest
greek bowls | designlovefest
greek bowls | designlovefest

to assemble bowls add the rice, chicken and greek salad, garnish with shredded romaine lettuce, olives, tzatziki, feta cheese and parsley.

greek bowls | designlovefest
greek bowls | designlovefest
greek bowls | designlovefest

photos by: ivan solis
styling by: ivan solis and joanie cusack

3 COMMENTS

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    AD says:

    Where are these bowls from?? I’ve been looking for some speckled deep dish bowls just like them!

    Angie says:

    Thankyou! Your recipe had me at first glance! 😉 I am greek and you have all the flavors I use when I prepare greek dishes. I am Making this beauty on sunday for me and my family to enjoy. Blessings

    designlovefest says:

    thanks so much, angie! that means a lot coming from someone who is greek!

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