Chicken, Watercress and Spinach Salad

Chicken, Watercress and Spinach Salad Recipe

Recipe by Sparky - Peas & Figs Resident Chef

A simple salad packed with iron and lots of flavour from the lemon dressing


1. Heat the oven to gas mark 6 / 200°C / 400°F.  Add the chicken breasts and over cook for 20 - 25 minutes until cooked through.

2. Combine all the salad ingredients.

3. Place all the ingredients for the vinaigrette in a small jar and shake well.

4. Serve the salad ingredients on a plate, slice the cooked chicken and add to the top of the salad. 

4. Just before eating dress the salad with the vinaigrette.

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Preparation Time: 2mins to 4mins

Cook Time: 20mins to 25mins

Serves: 2 people



2 x chicken breasts

1 bunch watercress

100g baby leaf spinach

2 tbls pumpkin seeds 

½ bunch spring onions (sliced)



3 tbls olive oil

3 tbls sunflower oil

Juice of 1 lemon

Zest of ½ lemon

Salt and pepper