Food / 16.04.2015

Clean eating recipes: Smoked chicken, chia and broccolini

By Healthy Magazine
Lean, green, protein-packed and clean. Eat this and feel smug

A true and original superfood, studies show that broccolini can help beat all life-threatening diseases – and it tastes great teamed with smoked chicken.

Serves 4
2 bunches broccolini, trimmed and cut into long florets
2 x 200g smoked chicken breast fillets, skinned and thinly sliced
1 firm ripe avocado, peeled and sliced into thin wedges
100g baby spinach leaves
1 tbsp black chia seeds

For the Dressing
2 tsp sesame oil
1½ tbsp mirin
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp tamari
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 long red chilli, seeded and finely chopped

1 Whisk all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl.

2 Blanch the broccolini, refresh under cold water; drain.

3 Put the broccolini, chicken, avocado and spinach in a large bowl and gently toss to combine.

4 Divide among four bowls, drizzle with a little dressing and sprinkle with the chia seeds.




Smoked Chicken, Chia and Broccolini Salad from Supergrains by Chrissy Freer (Murdoch Books, £14.99). Photography Julie Renouf.




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