Greek-style chicken with risoni salad
(at time of publication)
- 1 cup risoni
- 4 x 125g chicken breast fillets
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano
- zest and juice of 1 lemon
- 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
- 3 courgetteszucchini, summer squashX, thinly sliced
- 120g baby spinach
- 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 Cook risoni in a large saucepan according to packet instructions until tender. Drain and refresh in cold water. Drain pasta again and transfer to a large salad bowl.
2 Meanwhile, slice each chicken breast horizontally through centre to make 2 thin fillets and place in a large bowl. Add garlic, oregano, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice and half the olive oil to bowl. Toss to coat.
3 Spray a large chargrill pan with olive oil and set over high heat. Add courgettes and cook for 1-2 minutes per side or until tender and charred. Transfer to pasta bowl.
4 Cook chicken in same pan for 2 minutes per side or until browned and cooked through. Add spinach and tomatoes to pasta salad bowl with remaining lemon juice and olive oil. Toss.
5 Cut chicken into slices. Divide risoni salad among 4 plates, top with chicken and serve.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free pasta.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 10g
–Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 4g
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