Seasonal Spring Chicken Salad

Seasonal Spring Chicken Salad photo

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 600g chicken breast, diced
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups mixed leaves
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 continental cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 bunch basil, torn
  • Sea salt
  • Cracked pepper


  1. Combine chicken, juice of half the lemon, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a shallow fry pan, heat and add chicken. Cook through(approximately 10 minutes). Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine leaves, tomatoes, cucumber and basil.
  4. To make the dressing, remaining olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour over salad mix.
  5. Toss chicken and salad together in large bowl. Divide between four smaller bowls and serve.

Top Tip: The darker the leaves you choose (such as spinach and watercress) the greater the nutrients.


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