Chicken Salad

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Serves 2 Prep 5 MIN Cook 30 min

GF, EF, DF

Ingredients

  • 14 cup brown rice, rinsed
  • 25g slivered almonds
  • 200g chicken breast, pre-cooked, shredded
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, finely diced
  • 2 medjool dates, pitted & chopped
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 14 bunch continental parsley, chopped
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbs (40g) pomegranate seeds (optional)

Method

  1. Place rice, ½ cup water and ¼ tsp salt in a saucepan and simmer, covered for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and stand for 5 minutes. Spread on a plate or tray to cool.
  2. At the same time, toast almonds in a dry frypan over medium heat for a few minutes until golden and set aside.
  3. Place rice, chicken, cucumber, dates, lemon juice and parsley in a bowl, season to taste and toss well. 
  4. Transfer to serving bowls and scatter over almonds and pomegranate to serve.