Warm chicken, avocado and orange tahini salad

Quick, healthy salad for the end of summer.
Quick, healthy salad for the end of summer. 

Kid-friendly salad recipe using warm chicken breast, avocado, oranges and tahini dressing!

"On Summer days, or whenever our extended family gets together, my job is to be on Salad Patrol" says Kylie Davis.

1 tbsp olive oil
600g chicken breast fillets
1 continental cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds removed
150g mixed salad leaves
3 oranges, peeled, segmented
2 avocados, halved, stones removed, peeled, thinly sliced crossways
1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
Tahini dressing

Tahini dressing
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 orange, juiced
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tbsp tahini
Salt and pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook for five minutes each side until cooked through. Transfer to a plate, cover and set aside for five minutes to rest, then thinly slice.
  3. Thinly slice cucumber and place in a large bowl. Add salad leaves, orange segments, avocado and warm chicken.
  4. For the dressing, place all the ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake until well combined. Pour dressing over salad, add sesame seeds and toss gently to combine. Serve.

An easy and deliciously fresh salad

Serves 4

Author: Kylie Davis
Photo: Steve Brown
Source: SMH
Modern, Quick, Contemporary, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Wheat free, Dairy free, Egg free, Salad