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Recipe Category: Salads » Main Courses

Grilled Chicken, Roast Pumpkin and Chick Pea Salad

A vibrant salad of chargrilled chicken tenders with sweet roasted pumpkin and plump chick peas.

Serves: 4-6
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • 1/2 butternut pumpkin, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 red capsicum, cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion, peeled cut into wedges
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 500g chicken breast tenderloins
  • 100g rocket
  • 400g can chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • balsamic glaze, for drizzling

Toss pumpkin, capsicum and red onion on a baking tray with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season. Roast at 200°C for 20-25 minutes until tender and grill for a few minutes to colour slightly. Coat chicken with a little olive oil and season. Chargrill for 5 minutes on each side until cooked through. Toss rocket and chick peas with 2 tablespoons olive oil, season and arrange on a platter. Top with roasted vegetables and chicken, drizzling all generously with balsamic glaze.

Recipe Type: Chargrilled, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free

Author: Naomi Crisante
Stylist: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Louis Petruccelli
Date Created: 29/08/2014

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