Chicken & orange salad

Chicken & orange salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 2
It's easy to get your five a day with this zesty fresh salad, full of vitamin C, fibre and folic acid.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal572
  • fat36g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre10g
  • protein45g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 150g pack green bean, trimmed
  • 1 fennel bulb
    Fennel bulb

    Fennel bulb

    Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

  • 1 large avocado



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 100g bag watercress, roughly chopped



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 2 oranges



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded


  1. Cook the beans in a large pan of boiling salted water for 4-5 mins. Cool under cold water and put in a bowl. Finely slice the fennel bulb, cutting away the core.

  2. Peel and slice the avocado and add to bowl with watercress. Peel the oranges, cut out the segments and add to bowl. Squeeze the rest of the orange juice into a bowl and mix with the olive oil to make a dressing. Toss salad in the dressing, scatter over chicken, then serve.

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24th Jul, 2012
how come so many calories??
16th Jul, 2011
You could also try add some english mustard powderto the dressing for that extra kick
7th Feb, 2008
A lovely, tasty salad. I added some soya sauce to the chicken and it gave it a lovely flavour. I left out the fennel as i'm not that keen on it, but it still tasted great! will def make again and again
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