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Roasted Cajun Chicken Salad

Roasted Cajun Chicken Salad

Roasted Cajun Chicken Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 3-4 people
  • 2 roasted cajun chicken breasts, finely sliced (or plain roasted chicken breasts)
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 10 beans, blanched for 30 seconds in boiling water & cut into 2 cm pieces
  • 2 T currants
  • 2 T sesame seeds
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • a large handful of rocket leaves, roughly torn
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped (extra leaves for garnish)
  • 2 T peanut butter
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 T apple cider vinegar
  • 2 t sesame oil
  • 2 t pure maple syrup
  • ¼ t salt
  • a good grinding of black pepper
  • 2-3 T water (optional)
  1. Combine all the salad ingredients in a bowl, excluding the chicken.
  2. Mix the dressing ingredients in a shaker bottle and shake until evenly combined. Add the water if the mixture is too thick.
  3. Distribute the salad evenly between the plates, place the chicken on the top and just before serving, drizzle with the dressing. Garnish with extra fresh basil.

By | 2017-03-20T03:26:36+13:00 January 28th, 2016|Chicken, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Lunches, Soups & Salads|0 Comments

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