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Chicken Salad with Whole Wheat Fusilli
Method
  • 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.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

526
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

15.4
Total Fat (g)
22 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.8
Saturated Fat (g)
14 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

64.0
Total Carbs (g)
24 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

24.6
Sugars (g)
27 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

28.9
Protein (g)
58 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

7.5
Fibre (g)
30 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.5
Sodium (g)
41 %

Salt

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

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.