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Chicken salad with kiwi and cashews recipe

Chicken salad with kiwi and cashews recipe

8 ratings

Enjoy the tangy, sweetness of kiwi fruit in this mouthwatering chicken salad, topped with a lime and ginger dressing. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare
  • 436 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free


  • whole roast chicken, meat removed and shredded
  • 3 kiwi fruits, peeled, halved and sliced
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) watercress or spinach
  • 25g (1oz) cashews, toasted
  • 1 red chili, cut into thin slices

For the dressing

  • 2 limes, squeezed
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • ½ garlic clove, crushed
  • 30ml (2tbsp) water
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks and adjust the amount accordingly

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 16%
  • Saturates

    3g 15%
  • Sugars

    10g 11%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.9g Protein 70.8g Fibre 2.2g


  1. Arrange the chicken, kiwi slices, spring onions and watercress on a platter or in a large bowl. Sprinkle over the cashews and the red chilli.
  2. Mix the dressing ingredients in a small bowl until the sugar is dissolved. Pour over the salad just before serving.

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