- juice 2 lemons
Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 Cos lettuce, chopped
- 2 tomatoes, chopped into chunks
A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…
- small pack flat-leaf parsley, chopped
- ½ cucumber, chopped into chunks
- 200g pack cooked chicken pieces (or leftover cooked chicken)
While it's the traditional Christmas bird, turkey is good to eat all year round, though…
- 2 spring onions, sliced
Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…
- 2 pitta breads
- 1-2 tsp ground sumac
This wine-coloured ground spice is one of the most useful but least known and most…
Pour the lemon juice into a large bowl and whisk while you slowly add the oil. When all the oil has been added and the mixture starts to thicken, season.
Add the lettuce, tomatoes, parsley, cucumber, chicken pieces and spring onions, and stir well to coat the salad in the dressing.
Put the pitta breads in the toaster until crisp and golden, then chop into chunks. Scatter the toasted pitta pieces over the salad and sprinkle over the sumac. Serve straight away.