Chicken, Orange and Walnut Salad

Posted by Beni Cook
This Chicken, Orange and Walnut Salad is a fantastic blend of flavors and super healthy for you.  A great combination of both protein and produce! And if you have leftovers of this salad it makes an amazing wrap for lunch.



458 Cal | 20g Fats | 47g Carbs | 28g Protein



For the Dressing:
• 3 tbsp. of honey
• 2 tbsp. mustard
• 1 tbsp. olive oil
• 1 tbsp. lemon juice
• 2 tbsp. orange juice
• 1/3 tsp. cinnamon

For the Salad:
• 200g chicken breast
• 4 handfuls rocket
• 1/4 iceberg lettuce
• 1 orange
• 1/3 pomegranate fruit, seeds (great vid on how to remove seeds)
• 30g pecans, roasted



1) Peel orange and, cut out the pulp and set aside. Squeeze the juice from the rest of the orange and keep it for the sauce.

2) Mix the ingredients of the dressing in a cup, season with salt and pepper.

3) Cut the chicken breast into 4 smaller pieces, season with salt, coat with olive oil and place on a hot grill pan — grill for 4 minutes on both sides.

4) Drizzle the chicken pieces with a tbsp. of dressing and continue to grill for about 1.5 minutes on a slightly lower heat, turn over, drizzle with another tbsp. of dressing and grill for another minute, then remove from the pan and set aside. Once cooled slightly slice into pieces.

5) Mix the salad leaves and divide it between two plates, then top with the orange and chicken. Sprinkle with the pomegranate seeds and roasted pecans. Drizzle with the remaining dressing and serve.

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Beni Cook
Beni Cook is the Head Personal Trainer and Founder of Beyond Best. Beni is a health and fitness expert who develops individualised exercise programs that will meet your own short and long-term objectives, while providing information, advice and encouragement that will enable you to lead your healthiest life, every day.

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