Whether you are shedding some extra pounds after Thanksgiving or just too busy planning your Christmas, this is a recipe for you. Easy to prepare but yet delicious, this Cajun chicken salad is a wonderful lunch option. The marinade can be used for other meats and dishes, too.
4 tsp paprika powder
3 tsp garlic powder
3 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2.5 tsp onion powder
1.5 tsp cayenne pepper
1.5 tsp thyme
1.5 tsp oregano
400 gr Cajun marinated chicken, in 1 inch/2.54 cm cubes
75 gr rocket salad, Swiss chard, lollo rosso
250 gr cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cucumber, in slices
200 gr mozzarella, in cubes
Cajun chicken salad: Heat some oil in a pan and fry the chicken cubes on a medium heat until they are golden. Slice the cucumber and cut the cherry tomatoes in half and mix with rocket salad, Swiss chard and lollo rosso. Add the mozzarella and arrange the chicken cubes on top of the salad. Garnish with pine nuts. Serve with a freshly baked ciabatta or baguette.