← Back to Search Results
poaching
Chicken Salad

Photo by: David Loftus
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

For the chicken:

  • 3-pound free-range chicken, preferably organic
  • A few black peppercorns and bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin seeds
  • A handful of almonds

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons whole milk natural yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons good-quality mayonnaise
  • 2 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • A small bunch of fresh basil, leaves picked and torn

To serve:

  • 2 big handfuls of mixed salad leaves

Directions

To poach the chicken, place in a large saucepan, cover with water, add the peppercorns and bay leaves and bring to a gentle simmer. Poach for about 40 minutes. If you can, leave it to cool in the liquid. Take the chicken out of the pan, remove the skin and shred the meat. Dry-fry the cumin and the almonds in a hot pan and leave to cool.

To make the dressing, mix the yoghurt, mayonnaise and lemon zest and juice in a large bowl. Add the chicken, cucumber, cumin and almonds with the torn basil. Mix well and serve.

 


© 2014 Jamie Oliver

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information includes 1/4 cup of almonds and 1/2 cup of mixed salad leaves.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

305kcal (15%)
79mg (8%)
17mg (29%)
62mcg RAE (2%)
543mg
74mg
31g
3g
2g
8g
94mg (31%)
166mg (7%)
3g (14%)
17g (26%)
3mg (14%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
baked-explorations Baked Explorations
by Matt Lewis
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
how-to-be-a-domestic-goddess How to be a Domestic Goddess
by Nigella Lawson
lidias-italy Lidia's Italy
by Lidia Bastianich
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?