Warm Chicken And Pepper Salad

Try this for a simple but delicious, quick meal packed with antioxidants and fresh ingredients. Pop it into your briefcase if you're off to a business meeting or out seeing freelance clients.

We love salads. They quick and easy to knock up and so adaptable. If you have a bale of lettuce in the fridge and a few other yummy goodies you can toss up anything concoction you like.

This one makes use of warm and cold - Ken and I often do that and we pile on the healthy seeds such as sunflower, pumpkin, sesame and even the more indulgent pine nuts.

warm chicken and pepper salad recipe for home workers who need a boost during their home working day

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes

Serves: 2

  • 2 x 75g chicken breast fillets, skinned and sliced;
  • 1 red onion  sliced
  • 3 vine-ripened tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 (150g) bag sweet leaf and pepper salad

For the dressing:

1 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp red wine vinegar
½ tsp wholegrain mustard
½ tsp clear honey

Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

Place the chicken in a non-stick roasting tin with the onion and half the oil from the dressing.

Roast for 10-15 mins or until the chicken is cooked.

Whisk the remaining dressing ingredients together with seasoning.

Empty the leaves into a bowl, add the tomatoes. ~

Stir the chicken, onion and dressing into the salad leaves and toss to mix. Serve warm.

Hint and Tip

Ideal when served with a jacket potato.

Nutritional Information

Nutrient Per serving
Calories (kcal) 185
Protein (g) 20.2
Carbohydrate (g) 10.2
Fat (g) 7.3
 of which Saturated Fat (g) 1.2
Fibre (g) 2.7
Salt (g) 0.21g

For more winter salad recipe ideas visit www.makemoreofsalad.com or Twitter:@makemoreofsalad

 

Our Readers Also Liked