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Fresh Recipe: Roast Chicken & Kūmara Salad with Avocado, Basil and Tangelo

We have collaborated with 5+ A Day and BUPA to bring you some delicious and fresh recipes for one and two people. The lovely Niki Bezzant (food writer and friend of the organisation) hosts this series. In this video, Niki shows us how to make a comforting Roast Chicken & Kūmara Salad with Avocado, Basil and Tangelo.

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Roast Chicken & Kūmara Salad with Avocado, Basil and Tangelo

Serves: 1
Preparation: 10 min
Cooking: 30 min

Ingredients

1 small kūmara, chopped into chunks
2 cups salad leaves
Handful basil, roughly torn
½ avocado, cut into chunks
¼ cup roasted peanuts
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup cooked chicken
Dressing ingredients
 

Juice and zest of 1 tangelo
1 teaspoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame or olive oil
Dash white wine or cider vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Method
 

Preheat oven to 200ºC. Place kūmara on a baking tray and drizzle with oil. Bake until soft; about 20 minutes

While kūmara is cooking, combine dressing ingredients and mix well. Place salad leaves, avocado and basil into a bowl. Add half the dressing and mix gently

When kūmara is cooked, allow to cool slightly before adding to salad. Mix again gently to combine. Divide between plates and add the rest of the dressing. Top salad with chicken and peanuts

Last modified: May 12, 2022