Spicy warm chicken salad

Spicy warm chicken salad


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About this recipe: This salad is good on its own as a light lunch, or served with potatoes or bread for dinner. The sizzle of the hot, spicy dressing and meat hitting the cool salad will make your mouth water.

Vickie de Vries

Serves: 4 

  • 80ml olive oil (halved)
  • 8 rashers bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cos lettuce, cut into strips
  • 4 vine tomatoes, sliced into eighths
  • 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 5cm of cucumber, cut into strips
  • 1/2 large lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium red chilli, finely chopped

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat half the olive oil, and fry the bacon until very crispy, then remove bacon from the pan.
  2. Fry the chicken in the remaining bacon fat and remove when browned and cooked through.
  3. Put your sliced salad ingredients into a large serving bowl.
  4. Finally, add the chilli to the frying pan, then add the rest of the oil, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar and bring to the boil.
  5. Add the bacon and chicken pieces and stir through till reheated then pour all of the hot mixture onto the bowl of salad.

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