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Chicken chickpea and avocado salad

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

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Chicken chickpea and avocado salad

Method

  • Soak the chickpeas and wheat grains in water, for at least 8 hours in separate bowls.
  • Rinse the chickpeas and boil for 40-50 minutes, until they soften.
  • Rinse the wheat grains and boil for 30-40 minutes.
  • Wash the quinoa well, changing the water 2-3 times. Drain and boil for 10-15 minutes, until it softens.
  • Boil the brown rice for 20 minutes.
  • Place a pan over medium to high heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Sauté the chickpeas, wheat grains, cumin and chili flakes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Thinly slice the avocado
  • Cut the cucumber in half, horizontally and then into 1 cm slices.
  • Thinly slice the onion.
  • Last, cut the chicken into 1 cm slices.
  • Add the roast chicken and vegetables to the bowl.
  • Mix all of the ingredients with a wooden spoon apart from the rocket leaves (You can add them at the end so that they don’t wilt).

For the salad dressing

  • In a bowl, add the parsley, mint, lemon juice, honey, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Beat with a hand mixer.
  • Add the rocket leaves to a salad bowl, sprinkle with sesame seeds and the salad dressing.
  • Lightly toss and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

473
Calories (kcal)
24 %

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.

20.0
Total Fat (g)
29 %

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.

3.2
Saturated Fat (g)
16 %

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.

46.0
Total Carbs (g)
18 %

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.

6.9
Sugars (g)
8 %

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.

23.0
Protein (g)
46 %

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.

7.1
Fibre (g)
28 %

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.

0.6
Sodium (g)
10 %

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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