Warm chicken & chicory salad

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes + resting
  • Cooking time: 45 minutes
  • Total time: 1 hour 5 minutes + resting

Serves: 4

Ingredients

2 packs Waitrose Duchy Organic 4 British Chicken Thighs
1 tbsp olive oil
25g Waitrose Love Life White, Black & Red
Quinoa Seed Mix
200g pack radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
20g pack tarragon, leaves only
4 salad onions, thinly sliced
1 large fennel bulb, thinly sliced
2 x 140g packs red chicory, cut lengthways into thin wedges

FOR THE DRESSING
1 clove garlic, crushed
125g natural yogurt
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
 

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC, gas mark 6. Place the chicken in a roasting tin, lightly rub with the olive oil and season.

2. Cook for 45 minutes, until cooked through with no pink meat. Remove and rest for 10 minutes before shredding with 2 forks, including the crispy skin, if liked.

3. Meanwhile make the dressing by combining all the ingredients until well mixed. Set aside. Warm a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the quinoa and cook for 1-2 minutes, tossing often, until golden and crunchy. Remove and set aside.

4. In a large salad bowl, combine the radishes, tarragon, salad onions, fennel, chicory, toasted quinoa and hot chicken. Season. Drizzle over the dressing and serve warm, with crusty bread.