Spring chicken salad

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Spring chicken salad

Bursting with freshness and flavour, the combination of grilled chicken with zesty herbs and peas makes a perfect spring chicken salad.

Each serving provides 425kcal, 40g protein, 6.5g carbohydrate (of which 3.5g sugars), 25g fat (of which 5g saturates), 7g fibre and 1g salt.

Ingredients

For the lemon and garlic herb sauce

For the grilled chicken

For the spring salad

Method

  1. To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients together, then season with a little salt and pepper.

  2. To prepare the chicken thighs, coat them with the oil and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Place a griddle pan over a medium heat. When hot, cook the thighs for 4–5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and the juices run clear. Set aside.

  4. To make the spring salad, bring a small pan of water to the boil, add the peas and broad beans and cook for 3 minutes, then drain. Toss the spring onions, herbs, watercress, lemon juice and olive oil together in a salad bowl, then toss in the drained warm peas and beans.

  5. Spoon the warm salad onto serving plates. Cut the grilled chicken thighs in half and lay them on top of the salad. Sprinkle over the Parmesan and spoon over the sauce, then serve.