Chicken & Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken & Sweet Potato Salad

This combines chicken & salad to produce a very tasty dish. The sweet chilli & orange provides added zing and can be used for marinating the chicken.

CAL P/SERVE
334
kJ P/SERVE
1400
FAT P/SERVE
10.3g
CARBS P/SERVE
19.6g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
39.3g
SUGAR P/SERVE
15.2g
SODIUM P/SERVE
275g
FAT
%
3.2%
ENERGY RDI%
16%

Skinless chicken salads are a dieters best friend because they are high in protein, low in fat (when not covered in high fat dressings) and are quite filling so you don't feel hungry after eating them.

If you are on a diet and you're not eating skinless chicken breast salads you are missing out on a tasty way to lose weight!

Ingredients

  • 2 medium chicken breasts, skinless
  • 1 sweet potato, cubed
  • Cooking Spray
  • S & P to taste

Salad

  • 1 bag lettuce leaves
  • 1 cucumber sliced thinly  
  • 16 cherry tomatoes, halved

Dressing

  • 4 tbsp. sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. orange juice

Method

  1. Heat a non stick frypan, spray with cooking spray and cook cubed sweet potatoes, turning often. Should take 10 mins to cook. Take off and set aside.
  2. Spray chicken with cooking spray, place between 2 sheets baking paper, season with S & P and flatten with rolling pin or mallet so same thicknes. Place in heated frypan, drizzle a little olive oil and cook for 4 mintues on each side, depending on thickness of chicken. Once cooked, take off and place on a plate, cover with foil and let chicken rest for 10 mins.
  3. Place lettuce on your serving dish with cucumber, tomatoes and then sweet potato.
  4. Slice chicken into cubes and place in with salad.
  5. Mix together the dressing ingredients and drizzle over the salad. Season with S & P.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:317g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1400 kJ 443 kJ
  334 Cal 106 Cal
Protein 39.3 g 12.4 g
Fat, total 10.3 g 3.2 g
- Saturated 2.2 g 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 19.6 g 6.2 g
- Sugars 15.2 g 4.8 g
Sodium 275 mg 87 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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