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Mango, chicken and walnut salad

28 January 2015

One of my favourite things about Summer is Mangos. As a child I was totally obsessed with mangos; I always looked forward to my mum’s birthday (on Christmas Day) because our family friends who owned a fruit shop would give her a tray of mangos which I would always eat. I was that into mangos as a kid that I even named my goldfish Mango. So now that we know how much I like mangos, I would like to share a delicious mango and chicken salad recipe which I would encourage you to try while it is still mango season. Enjoy.Chicken, mango and walnut salad | foodspacesplaces.com

Mango, chicken and walnut salad
(Serves 2)

Ingredients
3 handfuls mixed rocket and baby spinach
1/4 BBQ chook (sliced)
1 mango, skin removed and diced
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/3 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons caramelised balsamic vinegar

Method
Divide ingredients in half and evenly distribute on two plates (preferably in the order they are listed). Drizzle the caramelised balsamic vinegar on top. Yum!

Tip
I use a BBQ chook because it’s easy and there are left overs to use for other meals. An alternative is to cook 2 medium pieces of chicken breast in a fry pan with oil.
The salad looks prettier if the ingredients are placed on top of each other on each plate rather than mixing it all up first. Just saying.

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