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There is such a thing as healthy Indian food Tandoori chicken salad with cucumber raita

If you’re looking for a light but tasty meal then this Tandoori chicken salad recipe is perfect for you. We combine free range chicken tenderloins with seasonal veg and a dressing made with all the ingredients for a classic Indian raita; natural yoghurt, grated cucumber, lemon and salt and pepper. Perfect for lunch or dinner so make extra for leftovers.

20 Minutes. Free Range. Gluten Free

Serves 2.



400g free range chicken tenderloins
1 tbsp gluten free tandoori paste
1 carrot
2 tomatoes
1 Lebanese cucumber
1 cup baby spinach
1 red onion
3 sprigs coriander
3 sprigs mint
80g natural Greek yoghurt
1 lemon


1.Pre-heat oven & marinate chicken
Preheat the oven grill, set on 220ºC. In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken with the tandoori paste. Mix to coat well with a spoon and set aside for minimum 10 minutes.

2. Prepare salad
Peel and grate carrots, finely slice 1/4 red onion (use mandolin if you have one), roughly chop tomatoes and half a cucumber, coriander and mint leaves. Place in a large bowl with the baby spinach. Set aside and before serving drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.

3. Cook chicken
Place chicken on a lined bake tray in the oven on the middle shelf. Grill for 5 minutes then turn and grill for 3 minutes on other side until golden and cooked through. Rest for a further 3 minutes.

4. Make raita dressing
While the chicken is cooking, grate the remaining cucumber and combine with yoghurt and juice of a lemon. Add salt and pepper to taste.

5. To serve
Squeeze remaining lemon over the Tandoori chicken and pile salad with a generous dollop of the cucumber raita.

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