How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad

Recipe and image courtesy of Beautiful Country Beautiful Fruit

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites. Hello friends, so how are you today?

Are you also looking for a nice and healthy lunch idea? If so, today I have this delicious salad recipe to share with you. 

 A tasty salad with a mixture of butternut squash, whole hazelnuts, spinach, watercress, rocket, South African Pink Lady apple and roast chicken. A perfect Spring lunch.

This main-course salad ticks all the boxes for a healthy meal – and it tastes SO good!

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites:

 Preparation: 10 minutes 

Cooking: 25 minutes 

Serves: 2 

You Will Need:

 300g prepared butternut squash, cut into chunks 

1tbsp olive oil 

Pinch of cumin seeds or chilli flakes (optional) 

30g whole hazelnuts 

80g bag spinach, watercress and rocket salad 

1 South African Pink Lady apple 

250g roast chicken, torn into pieces 

Dressing: 

 3tbsp olive oil 

2tbsp lemon juice 

1tsp Dijon mustard 

Pinch of caster sugar 

Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

How To Make:

1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 200°C, fan oven 180°C, Gas Mark 6. Put the butternut squash into a roasting tin, add the olive oil and toss to coat. Roast for 20 minutes. Turn the butternut squash chunks over, sprinkle with the cumin seeds or chilli flakes (if using) and add the hazelnuts. Roast for 3-4 more minutes.

 2. Meanwhile, make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard and sugar. Season with a little salt and pepper. 

 3. When the butternut squash is almost cooked, share the salad leaves between 2 serving plates. Core and slice the apple and arrange on the salads with the roast chicken. Scatter the hot butternut squash and hazelnuts on top. 

 4. Serve at once, drizzled with the dressing. Cook’s tip: You could use sweet potato instead of butternut squash.

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites:

Recipe and image courtesy of Beautiful Country Beautiful Fruit.

So what do you think about this recipe? Do you also fancy making this Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites recipe?

Let me know in the comments below if you get to make it 🙂

How To Make Pink Lady’s Favourite Chicken Salad with Butternut Bites

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7 Comments

  1. Lindsey Burton-Harrison
    28 March 2017 / 7:30 AM

    I love pink lady apples and this looks super scrumptious, I'm trying to get my daughter to eat more salads and I think she would love this x

    • 28 March 2017 / 8:38 AM

      Thanks Lindsey. I am trying to get my daughter eating more salads too. I find it easier in warmer weather.

  2. Tamar SB
    28 March 2017 / 9:05 AM

    Mm, butternut squash is so tasty!

  3. BarberryLane Designs
    28 March 2017 / 9:59 PM

    I never would have thought to use roasted squash in a salad, but that would seem very rich and nummy. Sandi

  4. Miz Helen
    1 April 2017 / 7:31 PM

    What a beautiful combination for a Chicken Salad, I am pinning this one! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!Miz Helen

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