BBQ Chicken Salad – Tracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkess BBQ Chicken SaladTracy Foulkes’s BBQ Chicken Salad

Tracy Foulkes  prepares for Summer in early Spring and her flavour combinations using her NOMU creations are always palate filling. She pushes the boundaries of flavour so that a salad like this works really well with the La Bri Merlot 2013.

BBQ Chicken Salad

4 deboned chicken thighs and/or breasts
NoMU Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tbsp NoMU Poultry Rub
3 tbsp dried cranberries
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
¼ cup spring onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Asparagus tips, blanched
2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted
A few handfuls of Radicchio and rocket leaves, washed and dried

Croutons
4 thick slices Ciabatta, torn into bite sized chunks
NoMU Extra Virgin Olive Oil
NoMU Sea Salt
NoMU Black Pepper
crushed garlic cloves

Stir the cranberries into the red wine vinegar and leave to soak and plump up. Break the bread into rough bite-size chunks, place in a baking tray and roast in the oven until crispy and golden brown.

Debone the chicken pieces, drizzle with olive oil and rub with NoMU Poultry Rub. Cover and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. Cook over medium hot coals until nicely browned and just cooked. Set aside to cool slightly before slicing into bite size pieces.

Gently heat a ¼ cup of olive oil in a pan and sauté the spring onions and crushed garlic. Add the cranberries and the red wine vinegar to the pan and stir to combine. Season well with salt & pepper. Pour over the toasted croutons and leave to soak until the rest of the salad is made.

On a large platter or in individual bowls, arrange the greens, asparagus and chicken. Sprinkle with croutons, cranberries and pine nuts and drizzle with remaining dressing.

 

Michael’s wine recommendations – CLICK HERELa Bri Merlot W - Copy copy

TracyTracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes is the heart and soul behind NOMU. Her passion for flavour inspired her to start the company in December 2000 in a very small, front room of her home in central Cape Town. Her love of spices and the stylish, uncomplicated way she loves to cook is very much evident in the NOMU range of products where the emphasis is always very clearly on Quality, Consistency and Innovation with an authentic and unusually personal story attached!
Tracy has become a well-respected South African food personality and businesswoman while NOMU’s story as an entrepreneurial case-study and branding success story has also seen the brand earn critical acclaim and attention in a variety of food related television programs, featured editorials and events. The NOMU Brand Story is presented in a variety of public speaking events throughout the year by Tracy’s partner and NOMU Co-Creator, Paul Raphaely.

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November 9th, 2015|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |