Grilled chicken salad bowl with tahini dressing
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Grilled chicken salad bowl with tahini dressing

10 minutes (10 minutes)
Serves 4
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Olive oil spray
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 400g lean chicken breasts, halved horizontally
  • 200g can of no added salt lentils, drained
  • 2 medium beetroot, peeled, grated
  • 2 large carrots, peeled, grated
  • 1 large cucumber, cut into thick batons
  • 120g baby spinach
  1. Combine tahini, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and honey in a small bowl with 1 teaspoon hot water and mix until a smooth consistency. Set aside.
  2. Spray a large pan or non-stick frying pan with olive oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken 5-6  minutes each side, or until golden and just cooked through. Set aside.
  3. To serve, divide the lentils, beetroot, carrot, cucumber, spinach leaves and sliced chicken between 4 bowls.
  4. Drizzle each bowl with tahini dressing.

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