Chicken and Chick Peas Salad

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Course: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Chicken breast - 500 gm
  • water - 1 to 1.5 cup
  • Celery leaves few
  • Bay Leaf 1
  • black pepper Corns - 1/2 tsp
  • Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Onion - 1/4 cup, minced
  • Garlic - 1 tsp, minced
  • Celery stalk - 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • cooked chick peas - 1 cup
  • salt - 1/4 tsp
  • For Dressing:
  • Chicken stock - 1/4 cup
  • Lime juice - 2 tbsp
  • dry mustard powder - 1/2 tsp
  • fresh Basil - 2 tbsp
  • fresh Mint - 1 tbsp
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chicken and Chick Peas Salad

  • Cover the chicken breast with water.
  • Add celery leaves, bay leaf, pepper and salt.
  • Simmer gently till chicken is cooked.
  • Lift out the chicken beast from stock.
  • Continue to simmer the stock till it is reduced to ¼ cup.
  • Let it cool. Use this stock in the dressing.
  • Remove the bones from chicken breast and flake the meat.
  • Heat oil in a small non-stick pan.
  • Add onion, garlic and celery stalk.
  • Sprinkle with ¼ tsp salt.
  • Cover and cook on very low heat till the vegetables are tender and fragrant.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • Toss in the chicken breast, chick peas.
  • Combine all the ingredients for dressing together. Pour over the chicken mixture.
  • Mix well, taste and correct the seasoning.