Summer Berry Salad And How To Make One

Summer Berry Salad And How To Make One. Hello friends. Fancy a salad?

Light, tangy and a great alternative to the more usual mayo dressed chicken salads.

Summer Berry Salad And How To Make One:

Serves 4-5

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

What You Need:

4 chicken breasts about 150-175 g (5-6 oz) each

1 tablespoon runny honey

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon multicoloured or black peppercorns, coarsely crushed

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

4 tablespoons olive oil

Little salt

150 g (5 oz) raspberries

2 x 120g bags mixed salad leaves with red chard and beetroot strips

3 tablespoons fresh chopped chives or parsley to decorate, optional

Summer Berry Salad Method:

1.) Preheat the oven to 200oC/fan 180oC/Gas Mark 6. 

2.) Line a roasting tin with foil and add the chicken breasts in a single layer then fold the edges of the foil up around the chicken to make a dish. 

3.) Mix together the honey, mustard and peppercorns with 1 tablespoon of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of oil and a little salt then spread over the chicken, turning to coat both sides thinly.

4.) Roast for about 25 minutes until golden brown and the juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a knife in the centre.

5.) Crush half the raspberries with a fork then mix with the remaining vinegar and a little salt and pepper then whisk in the remaining oil. 

6.) Sieve to discard the raspberry seeds. 

7.) Add the salad leaves to a serving bowl, toss with the dressing then sprinkle with the remaining raspberries.

8.) Cut the hot chicken into thin slices, toss through the salad, drizzle with the juices from the foil then sprinkle with the chopped herbs if using and serve immediately.

Credits : Seasonal Berries

Claire Justine
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  1. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    18 May 2012 / 15:38

    Great healthy yummy chicken salad! One of my favorite salad during summer time! Looks fabulous! 🙂

  2. Connie
    18 May 2012 / 11:06

    Hi Clairejustine: I'm Connie a new GFC friend. I would love it if you stop by and be mine, too. That looks fantastic. I'm copying the recipe. Thanks so much for sharing!

    • 19 May 2012 / 09:21

      Hi Connie thanks for stopping by and following,off now to follow back 🙂

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    17 May 2012 / 18:01

    This looks really delicious Clairejustine. I am a fan of chicken so I know I would enjoy it!:) The presentation was also great! Do enjoy the rest of your day.

    • 18 May 2012 / 10:51

      Thanks for the comment Judy 🙂

  4. Michelle
    17 May 2012 / 10:49

    Yum!! it looks delicious, I love chicken salads!