Chicken Peach and Macadamia Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 600g organic or free range chicken breast
  • 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3tbsp macadamia oil
  • 2 large ripe peaches
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 punnet (250g) cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup raw macadamia nuts

Directions

Juice orange and place 1/3 of the juice in a bowl with 1tbsp balsamic vinegar and 1 tbsp macadamia oil to make a marinade.

  • Slice chicken breasts in half or thirds through the middle, leaving you with large 2-3cm thick slabs of chicken. Place in marinade and leave for at least 1 hour.
  • In a food processor or using a knife and chopping board, process macadamias in small pieces.
  • Place chicken on a preheated BBQ or grill plate. Cook for 4 minutes, turn and cook for another 4-5 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Cut red onion in half and slice into very fine strips. Cut cherry tomatoes in half.
  • Slice peaches in half and remove the stone. Gently slice into thin wedges.
  • In a large bowl place rocket, onion, tomatoes, macadamia, peaches and remaining orange juice, oil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Remove chicken from grill and slice into strips. Add to salad, toss gently and serve immediately.

TIPS:

  1. Try substituting orange for pomegranate juice
  2. Also works well with mango