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Chicken and pasta salad

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Serves 2

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Ingredients

  • 1 breast of chicken
  • 250 gms of pasta (Farfalle)
  • olive oil
  • flour
  • black olives
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 small red pepper
  • 1 small can of sweetcorn
  • watercress for garnish
  • Parmigano cheese
  • Dressing:
  • Olive oil
  • vinegar
  • 1 generous teaspoon of French mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
  • dried oregano
  • dried thyme
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

    1. Put a saucepan of water to boil.
    2. Cut the chicken breast into cubes and coat with seasoned flour and fry until golden brown and cooked through. Place on kitchen towel and allow to cool.
    3. When water is boiling add salt and then pasta and leave to cook. Do not cover with lid as the past will stick.
    4. Prepare dressing: combine the olive oil, vinegar, sugar and mustard together and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    5. Deseed pepper and chop small. Cut the spring onion finely and drain the sweetcorn and drain the olives. Set all these aside
    6. When pasta is cooked, al dente, drain and leave to cool.
    7. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients - chicken, pasta, peppers, sweetcorn, onion and olives and drizzle over the vinegrette mixing well to ensure a good coating.
    8. Transfer to a large plate and garnish with the watercress.
    9. Grate Parmigano cheese over the whole dish and serve.

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