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    Cajun style chicken salad

    Cajun style chicken salad

    OMG – my new favourite addiction. As the weather heats up here in NZ, I find myself wanting more tasty, fresh foods. This recipe is a winner! Really good to serve for a brunch or for my household it’s a healthy dinner option and so fast to make!

    Ingredients

    Cajun Style Chicken

    • 200 grams diced chicken breast
    • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
    • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika or regular
    • 1/8 tsp onion powder
    • garlic glove
    • 1/8 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/8 tsp chili powder
    • 1/8 tsp oregano
    • 1/2 lime juiced
    • Salt and pepper to season and to taste

    Coriander Citrus Dressing

    • 3 tbsp lime juice
    • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
    • 1 tbsp coriander (or parsley)
    • 1/4 tsp salt or to taste
    • 1/8 tsp pepper or to taste
    • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes or to taste, optional

    Salad

    • 1 cucumber cut lengthwise and then into slices
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
    • 1/4 medium red onion sliced thin
    • 1 medium avocado pitted, peeled, diced
    • Salad greens
    • A handful of Proper Crisps 1/2 popped corn

    Instructions

    Chicken:

    Place all chicken ingredients in a bowl and combine and let sit

    Preheat a frying pan over medium heat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil

    Add the chicken breast and cook through

    Remove from pan to a plate and allow to cool

    Coriander Citrus Dressing:

    While the chicken is cooking, combine all ingredients for the dressing into a small mixing bowl or blender. Whisk or blitz to thoroughly combine.

    Salad:

    Arrange all ingredients on a platter, leaving the 1/2 popped corn till the end
    Place chicken on top and drizzle with dressing
    Scatter 1/2 popped corn on top as your croutons
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