Warm Salad of Chicken, Kale, Hazelnuts and Feta

Warm Salad of Chicken, Kale, Hazelnuts and Feta

A tasty salad for those cooler evenings when you need a little warmth.

Ingredients

  • 4 Rangitikei free range chicken breasts
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 300g kale, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, lightly toasted
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • pinch of sugar

Method

Heat a frying pan over a medium heat, add a generous drizzle of oil and cook the chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Remove the cooked chicken from the pan and set aside to rest.
Return the pan to the heat and add the kale to the pan, cook until just softened.
While the kale is cooking, slice the chicken.
Combine the kale, chicken, feta and hazelnuts in a large bowl.
Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard and sugar in a small bowl.
Drizzle over the salad and serve immediately.

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