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Vitality chicken salad with avocado dressing

Vitality chicken salad with avocado dressing

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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

A super-green, healthy mix of soya beans, cucumber, avocado and Little Gem lettuce - topped with lean shredded chicken breast

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal433
fat28g
saturates6g
carbs6g
sugars4g
fibre7g
protein35g
low insalt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • handful frozen soya beans
  • 1 skinless cooked chicken breast , shredded
  • ¼ cucumber , peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • ½ avocado , flesh scooped out
  • few drops Tabasco sauce
  • juice ½ lemon , plus a lemon wedge
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5-6 Little Gem lettuce leaves
  • 1 tsp mixed seed

Method

  • STEP 1

    Blanch the soya beans for 3 mins. Rinse in cold water and drain thoroughly. Put the chicken, beans and cucumber in a bowl.

  • STEP 2

    Blitz the avocado, Tabasco, lemon juice and oil in a food processor or with a hand blender. Season, pour into the bowl and mix well to coat.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon the mixture into the lettuce leaves (or serve it alongside them) and sprinkle with the seeds. Chill until lunch, then serve with a lemon wedge.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2013

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