Cranberry chicken salad

Cranberry chicken salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Use up leftover cranberry sauce in this healthy salad. Add a can of cannellini beans if you want to bulk it up

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal190
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre2g
  • protein18g
  • salt0.12g
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  • 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tsp olive oil
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  • 2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g mixed leaves
  • ½ cucumber, deseeded and sliced
  • 25g dried cranberries
  • 85g/3oz cranberry sauce


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…


  1. Slice each chicken breast in half horizontally to give 4 thin breasts, then rub with half the oil and season. Heat a non-stick frying pan and fry the chicken for 3 mins on each side until cooked through. Set aside on a plate.

  2. Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry the onions for 5 mins. Slice the chicken, collecting any juices, and layer up with the onions, leaves, cucumber and dried cranberries. Mix the cranberry sauce, lime juice, 2 tbsp water and any chicken resting juices, and drizzle over the salad.

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Comments (2)

Cally1991's picture

Great dish, highly recommend.

matttothet's picture

Needs a chicken breast per serving, but other than that a very nice meal for a salad.

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