Chopped Green Chicken Salad

Chopped Green Chicken Salad

28’s Home Nutrition Program (Stream: female, healthy weight maintenance)
This easy and delicious salad recipe is a brilliant way to boost your greens intake, while getting enough lean protein to keep you fuller for longer.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine International
Servings 1
Calories 562 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 150 g chicken breast
  • 1/4 avocado cubed
  • 1/2 bunch broccolini diced into 1cm pieces
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cucumber diced
  • 1/4 cup coriander fresh roughly chopped
  • 1/4 lime juiced
  • 1.5 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

Instructions
 

For the chicken

  • Place the chicken in a saucepan and pour over enough water to just cover.
  • Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, then cover with a lid.
  • Bring to the boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the broccolini to the pan and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and the broccolini and stand the chicken in the liquid for a further 5 minutes.
  • Drain and shred the chicken.

For the salad

  • Arrange the chicken, avocado, broccolini, spinach, cucumber and coriander around a wide bowl.
  • Add lime juice and olive oil to a small jar and shake to combine.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad bowl and sprinkled with pepitas and season with salt and pepper.
Keyword High Protein, Salad, Summer

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