Chicken, asparagus and watercress salad

Chicken, asparagus and watercress salad


Forget counting calories, this delicious salad is low cal and perfectly balanced in goodness and flavour. Hooray!

The ingredient of Chicken, asparagus and watercress salad

  1. 600g chicken breast fillets
  2. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  3. 2 tbs lemon juice
  4. 1 tbs olive oil
  5. 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed, halved
  6. 200g snow peas, trimmed
  7. 1/2 bunch watercress, sprigs picked
  8. 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained
  9. 1 tbs lemon juice
  10. 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest
  11. 1 tbs orange juice
  12. 2 tsp poppy seeds
  13. 2 tsp honey
  14. 60ml (1/4 cup) light sour cream

The instruction how to make Chicken, asparagus and watercress salad

  1. Cut the chicken breasts horizontally into 12 thin slices. Place the garlic, lemon juice and olive oil in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Cover and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a chargrill pan on high heat. Drain chicken from marinade. Cook chicken for 2-3 minutes each side or until lightly charred and cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, blanch asparagus and snow peas in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender crisp. Refresh under cold running water. Drain well. Combine asparagus, snow peas, watercress and lentils in a large bowl.
  4. For the dressing, combine all the ingredients in a small jug.
  5. Divide chicken and asparagus salad among serving plates. Drizzle with the poppy seed dressing.

Nutritions of Chicken, asparagus and watercress salad

fatContent: 379.771 calories
saturatedFatContent: 11 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 4 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 29 grams carbohydrates
cholesterolContent: 46 grams protein

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