Carrot, chickpea and harissa chicken salad recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare, plus chilling
  • 286 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Give your summer salad a spicy spin by combining everyday ingredients like chicken and carrot with tangy harissa and chickpea – guaranteed to liven up any run-of-the-mill salad in an instant.

  1. Put the carrots into a large bowl, add the chickpeas, sultanas, parsley, mint and chicken.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the orange zest and juice, olive oil and harissa. Season well, then pour over the salad. Mix together, then cover and leave in the fridge for an hour to allow the flavours to develop before serving.

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  • Ingredients

  • 3 carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 65g (2 1/2oz) sultanas
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 150g (5oz) cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 orange, finely zested and juiced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp harissa paste
  • Energy 1200kj 286kcal 14%
  • Fat 12g 17%
  • Saturates 2g 9%
  • Sugars 18g 20%
  • Salt 0.8g 14%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 29.6g Protein 16.9g Fibre 6.2g


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