Healthy chargrilled chicken chimmichurri salad

Chargrilled chicken chimichurri salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Try our gluten free recipe for chargrilled chicken chimichurri salad. This quick and easy dish serves 2 and it's low in calories, a great midweek meal

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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • chicken breasts 2, small
  • dried oregano 1 tsp
  • dried chilli flakes 1 tsp
  • olive oil

Salad

  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • red wine vinegar 1 1/2 tbsp
  • red onion 1/2, finely diced
  • garlic 1/2 small clove, crushed
  • rocket 2 handfuls
  • coriander a small bunch, leaves picked
  • flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, leaves picked

Method

  • Step 1

    Lay the two chicken breasts between clingfilm and bash until they are 1cm thick.

  • Step 2

    Put in a bowl with the oregano, chilli flakes, some seasoning and 2 tsp olive oil.

  • Step 3

    Whisk 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil and the red wine vinegar together with some seasoning in a bowl and add the red onion and garlic.

  • Step 4

    Heat a griddle pan to high and fry the chicken pieces for 3-4 minutes on each side until chargrilled and cooked through.

  • Step 5

    Rest on a plate for 2 minutes before slicing.

  • Step 6

    Add the rocket, coriander and parsley leaves to the dressing and toss well.

  • Step 7

    Pile onto plates and top with the sliced chicken and any resting juices.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 244
  • Fat 10.5g
  • Saturates 1.7g
  • Carbs 3g
  • Sugars 2.4g
  • Fibre 36g
  • Protein 32.5g
  • Salt 0.4g
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