Dijon Chicken Salad

Dijon Chicken Salad

The Dijon mustard based marinade gives the chicken in this salad a wonderful colour and amazing flavour.

CAL P/SERVE
454
kJ P/SERVE
1900
FAT P/SERVE
13.3g
CARBS P/SERVE
26.1g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
51.8g
SUGAR P/SERVE
23.3g
SODIUM P/SERVE
434g
FAT
%
2.5%
ENERGY RDI%
21.8%

This Dijon Chicken Salad recipe could never be described as boring.

To encourage children to eat this great salad, simply serve it between two slices of bread, or on a burger bun and turn it into a delicious and healthy alternative to a take away burger.

Ingredients

  • 100g lettuce
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large chicken breast, no skin
  • 2 tbsp. feta, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Small drizzle olive oil
  • Cracked pepper

Marinade

  • 2 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp.tomato sauce, reduced salt
  • 1 tbsp. natural low fat yoghurt

Method

  1. Place all the marinade ingredients into a bowl or non-metallic container, mix until becomes a marinade and marinate the chicken breast, ensuring all sides are coated.  Place in fridge until ready to cook (at least 20 minutes).
  2. Heat up BBQ or griddle pan on stove top. Take out chicken from fridge and grill chicken for 8 minute each side or until cooked.  Take off heat, rest for 5 minutes on a plate, covered with foil.  With a sharp knife, slice into 8 slices.
  3. Arrange salad on 2 plates, crumble feta ontop and drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  4. Place chicken on top of salad. Season with cracked pepper.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:521g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1900 kJ 364 kJ
  454 Cal 87 Cal
Protein 51.8 g 10.0 g
Fat, total 13.3 g 2.6 g
- Saturated 3.5 g 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 26.1 g 5.0 g
- Sugars 23.3 g 4.5 g
Sodium 434 mg 83 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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