The Good Oil’s spring chicken salad

Photo: Gerard O'Brien
Photo: Gerard O'Brien


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The Good Oil’s spring chicken salad

500g cooked chicken, diced
salt to taste
330g aioli
1 cup seedless grapes, halved
1 celery stick, sliced
¼ cup sliced almonds
1 spring onion, sliced
125g bag of baby spinach
1 apple, sliced

Coat chicken in aioli and season to taste.

Add celery, almonds, spring onion and almonds and mix lightly.

Layer chicken mix on to a plate or bowl with spinach.

Top with extra toasted almonds.

Recipe provided by The Good Oil George St, of Dunedin. Recipe requested by Wendy-Jane Williamson, of Waikaia.

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