Spicy chicken salad with broccoli

Spicy chicken salad with broccoli

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(25 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This chicken salad recipe is perfect with a fluffy jacket potato or some egg noodles and low-fat too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal291
  • fat12g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein42g
  • salt3.05g
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Ingredients

  • 2 broccoli heads, cut into florets
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 5 shallots, finely sliced
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • handful pitted black olives
  • 4 roast chicken breasts, sliced
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced

Method

  1. Steam the broccoli for 4 mins until just tender, tip into a large bowl, then season. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan, then fry the shallots for 2 mins. Add the chillies and garlic, then cook for a further 4 mins until softened.

  2. Remove the shallots, chilli and garlic with a slotted spoon, then mix with the broccoli, olives and chicken. Add the soy sauce to the pan, warm over a medium heat, then pour over the salad. Eat warm or cold.

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catie74
23rd Jun, 2015
I had this last night with the kids, but gave them rice with theirs. Easy and tasty, added more olives though as the kids love them, and also some fine green beans
suebisy
7th Jan, 2015
5.05
just had this for lunch, amazingly tasty, and very easy to do. Will definitely do again, and will try with sweet chili sauce next time as that sounds good.
lmb
8th Jul, 2014
3.8
Made this thinking it would be quite simple and bland, but it was really yummy! Omitted the olives though, as not keen on them. A great healthy summer supper.
chickennn
24th Feb, 2014
5.05
Made this according to the recipe but without olives and using a reduced salt soy sauce.. Loved it! It was full of flavour and my partner (who is quite fussy) loved it too! Definitely a new favourite for us, thanks!
joannewall
22nd Sep, 2013
Nice recipe. Sauted onion, chilli and garlic with the chicken. Then mixed together with broccoli, etc... Instead of soy used sweet chilli sauce... Just had it on its own... Filling and tasty. Will do again. 5 stars... New app and tablet not ideal for " rate the recipe" - no stars appearing. :-)
kljlarsson
16th Sep, 2013
Being on a low carb diet at the moment, I am always looking for new and exciting recipes that are healthy yet filling. This is one of those recipes! It tastes wonderfully rich with the garlic, onions and chilli. Like a simple chicken chow mein but without all the calorific noodles and sticky sauce.
acrivii
25th Feb, 2013
Great recipe for weekday. Very tasty and easy to cook. I used grilled turkey breast instead of chicken and white onions instead of shallots. To reduce the chance of being too salty I didn't seasoned the brocoli and added reduced salt soy sauce. I usually don't like broccoli but in this recipe it tasted like soy sauce, garlic and chilli. I loved it!
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BiskitBri
14th Jul, 2012
4.05
Easy, cheap, and tasty. I did it with a jacket spud, it worked better than I thought!
voteforpedro
24th May, 2012
5.05
I thought this was delicious and full of flavour, yum!

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