Zesty chicken with chickpea and goat's cheese salad

 Zesty chicken with chickpea and goat's cheese salad


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, add the chicken and fry for 10-12 mins, turning occasionally.
  2. Remove from the pan and allow to rest for two mins, then cut into slices.

    Place the chickpeas in a bowl with the tomatoes and mix well. Set aside.
  3. For the dressing, mix the onion, coriander, lime juice, sugar, chilli and olive oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Stir half of the dressing through the chickpea mixture. Top with spoonfuls of the goats' cheese.

  5. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the chicken. Serve with the chickpea salad and lime wedges.


Make a whole meal out of this delicious salad or serve it as a tasty side dish


1-3 tbsp vegetable oil
4 chicken breast
2x420g (14oz) cans chickpeas, drained
200g (7oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
50g (2oz) coriander, leaves picked and chopped
100ml (4fl oz) lime juice
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
5 tbsp olive oil
150g (5oz) goat's cheese
lime wedges, to serve


Time: 20 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition: n/a