Chicken and Basil Salad
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This recipe originally comes from 30 minute meals.
Recipe type: Salad Light Meal
Serves: 4
  • 8 slices bread of your choice, gluten free or pick from ciabatta, sourdough, multigrain, focaccia.
  • Olive Oil or Coconut Oil
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 3 cups shredded roast chicken
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 100 g baby rocket leaves or salad leaves of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons shredded fresh basil, or try coriander, mint or parsley
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery stick, trimmed, thinly sliced
  1. Preheat a bbq grill, or a chargrill or your oven grill. Brush or spray both sides of bread with olive or coconut oil.
  2. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until charred.
  3. Brush 1 side of each bread slice with the cut side of the garlic.
  4. Combine the chicken, lemon rind, lemon juice, rocket, basil, onion and celery in a large bowl.
  5. Divide the bread among serving plates and top with the salad. Serve
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