- 2 chicken breasts
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- plenty of fresh herbs for sautéing chicken (basil, mint, rosemary, thyme)
- 250 g whole wheat fusilli
- 150 g Greek strained yogurt
- 70 g honey
- 50 g mustard
- 20 g soy sauce
- grated zest and juice from 2 limes
- 1 spring onion
- 200 g canned corn, drained
- some herbs for salad (mint, basil)
Chicken Salad with Whole Wheat Fusilli
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (360* F) Fan.
- Place a pan over high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and let it get hot.
- Divide the chicken breast in half and add to the pan.
- Season with salt and pepper and sauté for 5 minutes on each side.
- Place all of the herbs in a small baking pan and add the chicken breast and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- In the meantime place a pot filled with salted water over high heat and bring to a boil.
- Add the pasta and boil for 10-11 minutes.
- When ready, drain and toss the pasta with some olive oil so they don’t stick together. Transfer to a bowl and set aside for 20 minutes until they cool.
- Remove the chicken from the oven and place on a chopping board. Cut into 1 cm cubes and set aside.
- In a bowl, add the yogurt, honey, mustard, soy sauce and lime juice. Whisk until completely combined.
- To the pasta in the bowl, add the pasta sauce and pieces of chicken.
- Thinly slice the spring onion and add it to the bowl along with the corn, lime zest, mint and basil.
- Gently toss all of the ingredients with two serving spoons and season with salt and pepper.
- Add extra herbs (basil, mint) and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
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A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
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