BBQ nectarine, chicken & asparagus salad

Coles Magazine January / February 2016 - Page 50

Serves 4 - Prep 15 - Cooking 15 min

2 (200g each) Coles RSPCA Approved chicken breast fillets
 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
 2 bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed
 2 yellow nectarines, cut into wedges
 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
 1 bunch watercress, sprigs picked
 100g cherry bocconcini, coarsely torn

  1. Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Place the chicken in a bowl. Sprinkle with fennel, cumin and paprika. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons of oil. Season and toss to coat.
  2. Cook chicken on grill for 4 mins each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thinly slice.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the asparagus on grill, turning, for 2 mins or until tender. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Lightly brush the nectarine with a little of the remaining oil. Cook on grill for 1 min each side or until lightly charred.
  5. Whisk the vinegar, mustard and remaining oil in a bowl. Arrange the watercress on a serving platter. Top with asparagus, nectarine, chicken and bocconcini. Drizzle with the dressing.

Vic Lic

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