Chicken Niçoise

Chicken Niçoise

This salad uses sustainable chicken instead of traditional tuna. Potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs make this a filling lunch or supper.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:

Chicken Niçoise:

  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) boneless, skinless chicken breast(s)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) rosemary, dried
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) baby potatoes, cooked and halved
  • 1/2 lb (0.3 kg) green beans, cooked 3 minutes
  • 3 egg(s), hard boiled
  • 3 tomato(es), cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) black olives, pitted
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) tarragon, dried
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) basil, fresh, chopped
  • or
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped

Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) anchovy paste
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) pepper

Instructions

Chicken Niçoise

  1. Pat chicken breasts dry. Combine olive oil with salt, pepper and rosemary. Combine with chicken.

  2. Grill on a medium hot barbeque for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until until a thermometer inserted into the chicken reads 165°F (74°C).

  3. Cool slightly and slice chicken in to strips.

  4. In a large flat serving bowl, arrange potatoes in the centre.

  5. Surround potatoes with beans and then hard boiled eggs and tomatoes.

  6. Arrange chicken on top of potatoes and scatter olives over everything. Sprinkle with tarragon and basil.

  7. Combine remaining ingredients to make the dressing. Drizzle over salad.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 480 g serving Amount
  • Calories 640
  • Protein 35 g
  • Fat 42 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbohydrate 30 g
  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Cholesterol 190 mg
  • Sodium 1180 mg
  • Per 480 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 35
  • Calcium 10
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 20
  • Vitamin C 70
  • Vitamin B6 62
  • Vitamin B12 41
  • Folate 22
  • Magnesium 36
  • Zinc 22

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