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Chicken with honey and spice dressing

Recipe from: 12/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
chicken salad

Ingredients 13
Servings 10
Time 60


  • 1
    cucumber, finely diced
  • 50
    olive oil
  • 30
    lemon juice
  • 30
    fresh coriander or mint, finely chopped
  • 125
  • 2
    whole chickens
  • 2
    red chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 1
    ground nutmeg
  • 1
    red onion, finely diced
  • 5
    ground cinnamon
  • 1
    orange juice
  • 1
    green pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1
    red pepper, seeded and finely diced


1. Place the chickens into a large saucepan (or use two smaller saucepans). Add the orange juice. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes or until chickens are cooked through and soft. Remove from the heat and allow to cool in the cooking liquid.

2. Remove the chickens from the juice and pull off the skins and discard. Pull all the meat off the bones and break into bite sized pieces.

3. Remove the fat from the surface of the cooking juices. Use 125ml of the cooking juices and mix with the honey, spices, lemon juice and olive oil. Mix with the remaining ingredients Season well with salt.

4. Make a layer of the chicken in a serving bowl (preferable a glass one). Top with a layer of the salad mixture. Top with another layer of the chicken and then the remaining salad. Garnish with extra fresh herbs. Chill until ready to serve.


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