Pear, grape & chicken chopped salad

Prep 30 mins + cooling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4

1 lemon, sliced + 1 tbs lemon juice
500g free-range small chicken breast fillets, halved lengthways
2 firm Williams pears
200g seedless green grapes, stems removed
2 sticks celery, trimmed and chopped
2 green onions (shallots), trimmed and thinly sliced
½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
2 Little Gem or Baby Cos lettuce, trimmed and chopped
Lemon mayo dressing:
⅓ cup whole egg mayonnaise
1 tbs lemon juice

Step 1 Place the sliced lemon into a deep frying pan of water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Add chicken, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and leave chicken in pan for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate, cover and refrigerate until cooled.

Step 2 Halve pears lengthways, remove core and chop. Place into a large bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice. Chop chicken. Add chicken, grapes, celery, green onions, walnuts and lettuce to pears.

Step 3 To make the dressing, combine ingredients in a bowl. Season to taste. Drizzle dressing over salad, gently toss to combine and serve.

Good for you ... Williams Pears
Williams Pears

A good source of dietary fibre which contributes to normal laxation.

Provide vitamin C, which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.

Pears have a low GI (33-41), which means their natural sugars are broken down slowly for absorption into the bloodstream.