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Chicken and Sesame Salad

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Fresh flavours and aesthetically delightful, this salad is an absolute winner as a meal or side.

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time2 minsTotal Time17 mins
 1 barbecued chicken shredded
 120 g baby spinachwashed, dried
 1 large carrotpeeled, thinly sliced
 4 spring onionsthinly sliced
 1 tbsp sesame seedstoasted
 2 bunches asparagustrimmed, cut into thirds
Dressing
  cup fresh orange juice
 2 tbsp tahini
What are we cooking today?
1

This delicious salad is so colourful and full of flavour that it can become a staple lunch or dinner for all the family.

Getting started
2

Place the chicken into a bowl and add the spinach, carrot and onions.

3

Half-fill a frying pan with water and bring to the boil over medium heat.

4

Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes or until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water.

5

DRESSING:
Whisk together orange juice, tahini, and salt and pepper.

6

Add asparagus and dressing to chicken mixture. Toss to combine.

7

Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

8

Serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

If preparing ahead of time, don't add the dressing until just before serving.

Add some fresh chilli for a little kick.

Ingredients

 1 barbecued chicken shredded
 120 g baby spinachwashed, dried
 1 large carrotpeeled, thinly sliced
 4 spring onionsthinly sliced
 1 tbsp sesame seedstoasted
 2 bunches asparagustrimmed, cut into thirds
Dressing
  cup fresh orange juice
 2 tbsp tahini

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

This delicious salad is so colourful and full of flavour that it can become a staple lunch or dinner for all the family.

Getting started
2

Place the chicken into a bowl and add the spinach, carrot and onions.

3

Half-fill a frying pan with water and bring to the boil over medium heat.

4

Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes or until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water.

5

DRESSING:
Whisk together orange juice, tahini, and salt and pepper.

6

Add asparagus and dressing to chicken mixture. Toss to combine.

7

Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

8

Serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

If preparing ahead of time, don't add the dressing until just before serving.

Add some fresh chilli for a little kick.

Chicken and Sesame Salad
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , , , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time2 minsTotal Time17 mins

Ingredients

 1 barbecued chicken shredded
 120 g baby spinachwashed, dried
 1 large carrotpeeled, thinly sliced
 4 spring onionsthinly sliced
 1 tbsp sesame seedstoasted
 2 bunches asparagustrimmed, cut into thirds
Dressing
  cup fresh orange juice
 2 tbsp tahini

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

This delicious salad is so colourful and full of flavour that it can become a staple lunch or dinner for all the family.

Getting started
2

Place the chicken into a bowl and add the spinach, carrot and onions.

3

Half-fill a frying pan with water and bring to the boil over medium heat.

4

Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes or until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water.

5

DRESSING:
Whisk together orange juice, tahini, and salt and pepper.

6

Add asparagus and dressing to chicken mixture. Toss to combine.

7

Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

8

Serve.

Annabelle's tips
9

If preparing ahead of time, don't add the dressing until just before serving.

Add some fresh chilli for a little kick.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.7g26%
Saturated Fat 3.4g17%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 120mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 4.7g2%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g18%
Protein 33.5g67%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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