Thursday, March 8, 2012

Chicken Carrot Salad

Wishing all my friends a very woman’s day. Today in India we are celebrating the festival of color -holi. So it is a colorful women’s day. That is why today I thought why not share a very colorful yet healthy salad with you.Chicken is widely known for its health benefits but have you ever considered the diet friendly advantage of a bowl full of veggies and lean protein packed dish? Try this chicken carrot salad this healthy, light and if you want to cut your calorie then you can even take it as your main course. I am sure you will love this waist friendly chicken carrot salad.

Carrots    1 cup cut into thin strips 
Cucumber ½ cup cut into thin strips 
Fresh green peas ¼ cup
Onion 1 cut into thin strips
Chicken cube   1 cup bite size pieces cooked
Sunflower oil     ½  tsp
Ginger and garlic and onion juice  1tsp each
Chicken seasoning cube 1
For the vinaigrette,
Roasted cumin powder  ½ tsp
Sunflower oil 1 tsp
Lemon jest  ¼ tsp
Lemon juice  1tbsp
Salt and pepper to taste


Take a pan 1/ tsp of oil then add the chicken cube , ginger, garlic and onion juice and with pinch of salt and pepper and ½ chicken seasoning cube slightly sauté the chicken cubes. Keep aside and let it cool. Now in a bowl mix all the vinaigrette ingredients with rest of the chicken cubes. Mix well. Take a big bowl and mix the carrots,onion, cucumber, fresh green peas and chicken. Then add the vinaigrette. Mix well. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve.

Wishing A Very Happy Women’s Day And Happy Holi to all!

Sending this to Erivum Puliyum-EP Series: Herbs & Spices(Event Announcement)

Be Happy And Stay Healthy.


Julie said...

Delicious salad..

Cook in any recipe with "Cilantro /Cumin & Just link in EP Series-Cilantro /Cumin Event

Erivum Puliyum

Shobha said...

such a healthy combo..

jasna varcakovic said...

Beautiful looking dish!

Katerina said...

Happy woman's day to you too Sutapa and Happy Holi! You found one perfect dish to celebrate both fests!

Spicy-Aroma said...

very delicious looking salad..awesome..first time here and loved your space totally..glad to follow u!! :)

Julie said...

Thanx a lot for linking it to my event..

Cook in any recipe with "Cilantro /Cumin & Just link in EP Series-Cilantro /Cumin Event

Erivum Puliyum

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen said...

What a healthy and delicious salad that looks pretty at the same time.