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Chicken Tikka Salad

Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Total Time: 37 min.
Servings: 2

What you need

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8-10 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
2 boneless chicken breasts, skinned, pricked with a fork, and slashed across the thicker part on the top surface
1/2 teaspoon pure red chile powder, or paprika, for color
2 good pinches dry fenugreek leaves, crushed in your hand
1/2 -inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and pounded into a paste
small handful fresh mint leaves
3/4 teaspoon garam masala
3/4 teaspoon chaat masala
1 very small garlic clove, peeled
2 garlic cloves, peeled and pounded into a paste
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
small handful thin green beans, blanched for 2 minutes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1- 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, or to taste
2 tablspoons pistachios, skinned if possible
20 pistachios, skinned if possible
6 ounces mixed salad leaves
salt to taste
1 small pinch sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon melted butter or vegetable oil
2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar

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How to do it

1. Whiz together the ingredients for the marinade.

2. Transfer to a nonmetallic dish, add the chicken, cover with plastic wrap and leave to marinate in the fridge for as long as possible this is your chance to get the flavors into the chicken. Bring back to room temperature before continuing.Preheat the broiler.

3. Place the broiler rack on the highest shelf, as close to the grill as possible. Once hot, place the chicken on it and grill for 12 minutes, turning half-way through the cooking time. Baste with butter 2 minutes before the cooking time is up.Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. Using a blender, make a paste of all the ingredients with 2 tablespoons of water. Taste and adjust the seasoning.To serve, toss the salad ingredients in the dressing, pile on a plate, slice the chicken at an angle and place on top.

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Nutrition

Calories
680.52cal ( 34.03% of daily need)
Fat
43.42g ( 66.79% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
27.74g ( 173.39% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
18.36g ( 6.12% of daily need)
Sugar
6.26g ( 6.95% of daily need)
Cholesterol
146.31mg ( 48.77% of daily need)
Sodium
512.5mg ( 22.28% of daily need)
Protein
57.27g ( 114.54% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
25.18mg ( 125.91% of daily need)
Selenium
78.15µg ( 111.65% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
2.18mg ( 108.86% of daily need)
Phosphorus
662.74mg ( 66.27% of daily need)
Vitamin C
52.68mg ( 63.86% of daily need)
Potassium
1482.92mg ( 42.37% of daily need)
Vitamin A
2008.4IU ( 40.17% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
3.76mg ( 37.59% of daily need)
Manganese
0.68mg ( 34.23% of daily need)
Magnesium
113.4mg ( 28.35% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.47mg ( 27.52% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.36mg ( 24.12% of daily need)
Iron
3.83mg ( 21.28% of daily need)
Folate
79.72µg ( 19.93% of daily need)
Copper
0.38mg ( 19.24% of daily need)
Vitamin E
2.73mg ( 18.21% of daily need)
Vitamin K
18.88µg ( 17.98% of daily need)
Fiber
4.47g ( 17.87% of daily need)
Zinc
2.28mg ( 15.23% of daily need)
Calcium
124.11mg ( 12.41% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
0.7µg ( 11.7% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.23µg ( 1.51% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
33.04%
Fat
56.36%
Carbs
10.6%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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