SPICY CHICKEN SALAD

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Serves 4

Ingredients

CHICKEN

4 chicken breasts, skin removed

1 teaspoon ground paprika

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground coriander

1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

SALAD

2 cups cooked brown rice

4 cups baby spinach leaves

16 cherry tomatoes

1½ cups cucumber, diced

1 red capsicum, diced

2 cups purple cabbage, finely sliced

1 cup carrot, grated

DRESSING

¾ cup Greek yogurt

1 lime, juiced

¼ teaspoon ground paprika

¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

¼ teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

CHICKEN

Preheat a barbecue grill on medium heat. 

Combine paprika, turmeric, cumin and coriander in a medium bowl, mix well, and then evenly coat each chicken breast with spices. Brush olive oil over each chicken fillet. Cook on barbecue grill for 4 minutes each side or until cooked through, then slice.

SALAD

Divide rice and salad ingredients evenly between 4 bowls.

DRESSING

Mix yogurt, lime, paprika, turmeric and cumin together in a small jug.

Place sliced chicken into bowls and drizzle with yogurt dressing.

SaladsJulie Nicolaides