EASY PEASY CHICKEN CAPRESE SALAD

This recipe for hen Caprese Salad is a brand new favourite of mine because it's miles critically packed full of flavour and i will’t stand a bland salad. The basil, garlic, lemon and oil (or apple cider vinegar if you’re making the syn unfastened model) all come collectively to sincerely bring out the flavours in the fresh tomatoes and compliment the fowl flawlessly. The complete recipe is then offset by using the creamy mozzarella and pulled collectively through the salad leaves, making all of it in all a total fulfillment. 

EASY PEASY CHICKEN CAPRESE SALAD

The aspect that I honestly adore approximately this Caprese salad is simply how a lot you can p.c. into something that best takes 15 mins to prepare. it is the ideal lunchtime recipe, whether you’ve meal prepped it or are sincerely making it at home. What’s extra, you can cook the chook one at a time, as an example as a part of a roast dinner, and make the salad portion of the recipe as a side dish for absolutely everyone to experience! virtually times the recipe by way of the variety of human beings you’re serving and you’re giggling.

EASY PEASY CHICKEN CAPRESE SALAD

Ingredients

  • Handful Fresh Baby Spinach
  • Handful Fresh Rocket
  • 10 Cherry or Baby Plum Tomatoes (halved)
  • 1tbsp Olive Oil plus 1tbsp lemon juice OR 1tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar plus 1tbsp Lemon Juice (SYN FREE VERSION)
  • 15g Fresh Basil
  • 1x Clove Fresh Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 50g Fresh Mozzarella
  • 1x Chicken Breast
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)


Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Over a medium heat, spray a frying pan with low calorie spray and add your chicken.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes on each side until brown, and then transfer to your oven and cook for a further 10 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, finely chop the fresh basil and mix it together with the olive oil OR apple cider vinegar and lemon juice mix. (NB: Olive Oil is synned on Slimming World - use apple cider vinegar plus lemon juice for a syn free version of this recipe).
  5. Add the garlic to the basil dressing and pour over your halved cherry tomatoes in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Mix the rocket and spinach in with the tomatoes gradually, tossing as you go to coat the leaves in plenty of dressing.
  7. Remove your chicken from the oven when it is cooked through and slice into strips.
  8. Turn your salad out into your bowl and add chopped mozzarella.
  9. Add your sliced chicken and then drizzle on any leftover dressing from the mixing bowl to get the most out of your flavour.
  10. Eat straight away for a fresh, healthy salad!