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Healthy warm chicken and rice salad

Our healthy warm chicken and rice salad comes with a dollop of pesto and some cherry tomatoes. It's ready in just 10 mins and is also low in fat.

Serves 4

Prep Time 5 min

Cooking Time 5 min


  • 2 x 250g packs ready-to-heat wholegrain rice
  • 400g tin chickpeas in water, drained
  • 300g cooked skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 200g baby spinach
  • 4tbsp pesto
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Heat the rice according to the pack instructions. Put it in a large bowl with the chickpeas, chicken and tomatoes and stir to combine.
  2. Wilt the spinach in a shallow bowl of boiling water for 1 min. Drain well, squeezing out excess moisture, then add to the chicken and rice mixture. Stir through the pesto and olive oil. Divide among 4 bowls and serve straightaway, with salad leaves on the side, if you like.

Nutrition per serving

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480 34.7g 15.9g 3.8g 5.9g 3.4g 0.5g 211mg 52g 3.5mg

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