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Poached chicken and wild rice salad with tahini dressing

6
4
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Using wild rice adds a nutty flavour to this poached chicken and raw veg salad all topped with a tahini and paprika dressing.

Ingredients

skinless chicken breast

450 g, (Buy 2x250g) fat trimmed

salt reduced chicken stock

2 cup(s), (500ml)

rice, wild, boiled without salt

1¾ cup(s), (230g)

lebanese cucumber

1 medium, halved, seeded, cut into 3cm pieces

red capsicum

1 medium, cut into thin strips

yellow capsicum

1 medium, cut into thin strips

fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 cup(s)

tahini

1 tbs, unhulled

99% fat-free plain Greek yoghurt

¼ cup(s), (60g)

lemon juice

2 tbs

garlic

1 clove(s)

smoked paprika

½ tsp

pepitas

2 tbs, toasted, coarsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Place chicken and stock in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cover. Poach chicken for 15 minutes or until cooked. Remove from heat and set aside for 10 minutes before removing chicken with a slotted spoon. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Combine rice, cucumber, capsicum and parsley in a large bowl. Combine tahini, yoghurt, lemon juice, paprika and garlic in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Using two forks, shred chicken into strips. Spoon rice salad onto plates and top with chicken. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with pepitas.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Rocket leaves and lemon wedges. TIP: You’ll need to cook ½ cup (100g) wild rice. Place in a small saucepan with 2 cups (500ml) water. Cook over low heat for 40-45 minutes until grains soften and begin to curl. Drain and fluff grains with a fork. Rice can be made up to one day ahead.

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