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Monday, August 4, 2014

Roast Chicken Salad with Orange dressing

Have you had your salad today ? Eating salad almost everyday may be one of the most healthy eating habits you can adopt - and one of the simplest , experts say .
When on a picnic with family , it can be tempting to just reach for the chips and dessert , but its important to fill your self up with nutrients as well . Try this healthy roast chicken salad ...
                          
Ingredients
Serves 4

250g/ 9 oz young spinach leaves
handful of fresh parsley leaves
1/2 cucumber , thinly sliced
90 g / 3 oz walnuts, toasted
   and chopped
350g / 12 oz boneless lean roast
   chicken , thinly sliced 
2 red apples 
1 tbsp lemon juice
fresh flat - leaf parsley sprigs ,
  to garnish 
orange wedges , to serve

orange dressing
2 tbsp extra -virgin olive oil
juice of 1 orange
finely grated rind of 1/2 orange
1 tbsp sour cream

Method
1 . Wash and drain the spinach and parsley leaves ,if necessary , then arrange on a large serving platter . Top with the cucumber and walnuts . Arrange the chicken slices on top of the leaves .

2 . Core the apples , then cut them in half . Cut each half into slices and brush with the lemon juice to prevent discoloration . Arrange the apple slices over the salad .

3 . Place all the dressing ingredients in a screw top jar , screw on the lid tightly and shake well until thoroughly combined . Drizzle the dressing over the salad , garnish with parsley sprigs and serve immediately with orange wedges .
 

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