Warm chicken and lentil salad

Warm chicken and lentil salad

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 large barbecue chicken
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 250g cocktail tomatoes, halved
  • 2 x 400g cans lentils, drained, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic dressing
  • 100g baby spinach

 

Method:

  1. Remove and discard skin and bones from chicken. Thickly shred chicken, then chop.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken and tomatoes. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until warmed through.
  4. Add lentils and dressing. Toss gently for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through and well combined.
  5. Serve chicken mixture on spinach. Season with pepper. (This salad also works well with a creamy mayonnaise-style dressing if you prefer.)

 

Nutritional Value:

  • Energy 1713kJ
  • Fat saturated 4.20g
  • Fat Total 22.60g
  • Carbohydrate sugars – 0
  • Carbohydrate Total 12.00g
  • Dietary Fibre 5.60g
  • Protein 36.80g
  • Cholesterol 106.00mg
  • Sodium 625mg

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