Chicken Salad, Healthy & Delicious. Picture: Pexels
Chicken Salad, Healthy & Delicious. Picture: Pexels

#ChickenDay: How to make a spicy chicken salad

By Megan Baadjies Time of article published Oct 11, 2017

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I have heard it said many times: a Sunday meal is not complete without chicken. Whether you are having it fried or braaied, hot or cold, in summer or winter, chicken is a staple in many homes.  

The worlds most popular poultry is loved by young and old, so it is only right it has its own day. 

The second Thursday in October is known as World Chicken Day. And why the cluck not? 

Celebrate the day with this delicious recipe from one of South Africa's leading cooks, Fatima Sydow

Fatima Sydow’s  Chicken Salad (Serves 3)


3 chicken breasts roasted in the oven for 45 minutes on the bone and marinated with spices of your choice.
1 packet of mixed lettuce leaves
2 apples, cored and cut into thin slices
½ small onion, chopped into slivers 
2 tomatoes, chopped into cubes
2 fresh lemons


Remove the skin and bone from the chicken and cut or shred with fingers into bite-size pieces.
Mix the lettuce leaves and 
the rest of the ingredients in 
a bowl.
Dish the salad on a plate and place the chicken pieces on top of the salad.
Drizzle fresh lemon juice over chicken and salad. 
A delicious and healthy meal.

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