Turmeric Chicken Salad

Salad on patterned plate with turmeric chick, avocado and tomato

A twist on a simple chicken salad! Turmeric is a great spice to cook with as it not only tastes great but it also has anti-inflammatory properties.

Serves 2

Calories per serving: 433

Prep time: 7 minutes

Cooking time: 7 minutes


  • 300g skinless chicken breast, sliced into thin 5cm strips
  • 3 tsp ground turmeric
  • Black pepper
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • avocado, seed and skin removed
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 200g spinach leaves
  • Fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped
  • Fresh mint leaves, chopped


  1. Add the chicken strips, turmeric and approximately 1 teaspoon of black pepper to a large bowl. Mix the ingredients together and cover the chicken evenly with the pepper/turmeric mixture.
  2. Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a small frying pan and place over medium heat. Add the chicken to the pan and cook until the chicken is white throughout and browned on both sides.
  3. Meanwhile, cut the avocado into chunks and add to a large bowl along with the tomatoes, spinach, coriander and mint.
  4. When the chicken strips are ready, add them to the salad ingredients and toss everything together. Divide over two plates.
  5. Drizzle half a tablespoon of olive oil over each salad and enjoy!

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