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Chicken and spinach bowls recipe

Chicken and spinach bowls recipe

8 ratings

With tasty roast chicken, tart cranberries and earthy root veg mash, this super easy spinach bowl is ideal for a speedy lunch or to hand round at parties. Using a few time-saving shortcuts and a punchy mustard dressing made with just three ingredients, you can throw this delicious dish together in under 15 minutes. See method

  • Makes 8
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 235 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free


  • 2 x 430g packs ready-to-eat roast chicken drumsticks, meat shredded
  • 10g fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 240g pack baby spinach
  • 40g dried cranberries
  • 450g pack carrot and swede mash

For the dressing

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    13g 18%
  • Saturates

    3g 16%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0.9g 15%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.8g Protein 19.1g Fibre 1.6g


  1. Mix the chicken, parsley, spinach and cranberries in a bowl, and heat the mash to pack instructions.
  2. Whisk together the dressing ingredients. Season to taste and toss with the chicken.
  3. Divide the mash between 8 small bowls and top with the chicken salad.

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