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Balsamic chicken and white bean salad
Staff Reporter / 2008-10-05 15:50:12
try this super healthy, low kilojoule salad. Don't worry - it tastes good too!
Ingredients (serves 4)
â€¢ 600g skinless chicken thigh fillets, trimmed
â€¢ 2 garlic cloves, crushed
â€¢ 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
â€¢ 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
â€¢ olive oil cooking spray
â€¢ 400g can cannellini beans, drained
â€¢ 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
â€¢ 1/2 cup low-fat feta cheese, crumbled
â€¢ 50g rocket leaves
1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serveMethod
1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Whisk garlic, mustard and vinegar in a ceramic dish. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
2. Preheat a barbecue plate on high heat. Remove chicken from marinade. Lightly spray chicken with oil. Cook for 1 minute each side or until golden. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook chicken for 6 to 8 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover and stand for 5 minutes.
3. Slice chicken. Combine beans, tomato, feta, rocket and chicken in a large bowl. Toss gently. Spoon onto plates. Season with pepper. Serve with lemon.