Spicy chicken salad

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Spicy chicken salad
This fiery salad will become a favourite mid-week meal. 

200g long grain rice

Juice and zest of 2 limes

500g chicken fillets cut into thin strips

4 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

4 tbsp hot salsa

1 chilli, finely chopped

½ iceberg lettuce, shredded

1 red pepper, seeds removed and finely sliced

4 cherry tomatoes, halved

6 trimmed spring onions, sliced

4 tbsp soured cream and chive dip

432g can pineapple chunks, drained or ½ small pineapple, diced

Cook the rice and drain thoroughly. Add the lime zest and half the coriander leaves then set aside to cool.

Toss the chicken in the salsa and chilli then fry in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until just cooked through.

Layer the salad into four individual bowls, starting with the lettuce, then the rice, red pepper,cherry tomatoes spring onions, warm chicken and sour cream dip.

Top with the pineapple.

Mix the lime juice with any pan juices and pour over the salad.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Chicken, Vegetables, Rice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Healthy, Salads

Level of Difficulty


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