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Chicken and Asparagus Green Salad Recipe

chicken & asparagus green salad

Chicken and Asparagus Green Salad Recipe

This super simple and tasty summer chicken and asparagus salad is a crowd pleaser. With just six salad ingredients plus a quick and easy dressing, you too can have this meal on your table in about 15 minutes!

First of all, here’s what you’ll need:

chicken & asparagus green salad

Two bunches of fresh asparagus, one barbecue chicken, one bag of baby spinach and rocket, and a punnet of cherry tomatoes. That’s the main part of the salad.

Then you’ll need some French salad dressing, lemon juice, wholegrain mustard and a clove of garlic. There’s your fresh homemade salad dressing.

Finally, you’ll need either some shaved parmesan or crumbled fetta cheese and a handful of toasted pine nuts to sprinkle on at the end.

This salad is such a fresh and tasty meal for the whole family, and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. And so simple to throw together. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

chicken & asparagus green salad

Chicken and Asparagus Green Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4


  • 2 bunches of asparagus, cut into 5m lengths
  • 1 barbecue chicken, meat removed and chopped
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 120g packet baby rocket and baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp French salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 50g fetta, crumbled or parmesan, shaved
  • 1 handful toasted pine nuts to serve


  1. Cook asparagus in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 1 minute or until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water. Drain again and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add the chicken, tomato, baby rocket and baby spinach to the asparagus in bowl and toss to combine.
  3. Whisk dressing, lemon juice, mustard and garlic in a jug. Add dressing to salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately sprinkled with cheese and pine nuts.
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Jill Slater

Jill Slater

Jill is a busy wife and mother of four young children. She loves nothing more than making people giggle, and loves to settle in with a glass of wine (or four) and wander about the internet. Feel free to follow her to see all the cool stuff she finds!

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