Salad with chicken, grapes and celery
Modern requirements for food are such that it should be not only tasty, but also useful. Salad with chicken, grapes and celery fits these parameters as well as possible. In addition, due to its ingredients it turns spicy and juicy. It mixed the right notes that perfectly complement each other.
A special usefulness of this salad gives it a stalk of celery. It contains essential oils, provitamin A, b vitamins, K, E, ascorbic acid. From trace elements celery contains potassium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron. It improves digestion, helps with kidney diseases, is useful for the nervous system, slows down aging.
This salad with chicken, grapes and celery will become one of the most favorite on your table.
Chicken fillet – 300 grams
Seedless grapes – 150 grams
Celery – 150 grams
Walnuts – 50 grams
Parsley – a few sprigs
Natural yogurt – 150 grams
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation of this salad start with chicken. Chicken fillet should be washed under running water and boil. It is important to preserve its juiciness. To do this, pour water into the pan, bring it to a boil, add a pinch of salt, a few peas of black pepper. You can put one Bay leaf. In boiling water, place the chicken fillet in a whole piece. Cook until tender. This will take about 20 minutes.
When cooking meat always follow the rule – if you want to get a delicious and rich broth – put the meat in cold water. If you need a juicy chicken – dip it in boiling water.
This salad is perfect with baked chicken breast. In this case, wash the meat, dry it with a paper towel and RUB with your favorite spices. Grease the pan small and bake the chicken in the oven for about 30 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees.
Ready chicken fillet need to get out of the water and cool completely. Cut it into a small cube.
The grapes for this salad it is better to use red, as it will give the dish brightness, and we primarily eat the eyes. Choose berries without seeds. Each grape cut in half lengthwise. We send it to the chicken.
Celery stems are thoroughly washed under running water. With a sharp knife, remove the hard film from them, starting from the base. It can give a salad with chicken, grapes and celery the wrong texture. Cut the stems of the plates across, about 2-3 mm thick. And just add it to the bowl.
It's nuts. This recipe uses walnuts, but you can also use hazelnuts, Brazil nuts or cashews. The only thing that doesn't apply here is peanuts. He simply spoil the salad, as it does not have any benefit, and its fruits do not have a pronounced taste and quite hard. They have nothing to do with the texture of the salad.
Walnuts crushed with a large knife. The pieces should be fairly large so that it is well felt "by heart". Also, you can use a rolling pin. Just put the nuts in the bag and walk him with a rolling pin. Just do not overdo it, so as not to turn nuts into dust.
Relative of parsley, this salad stems will not use only leaves. Separate them from the stalks and chop with a knife is not very small.
Mix all the ingredients of the salad. It is convenient to do it with tongs or a large spoon. So they will not be damaged and mix well, and the salad will remain lush.
For refueling mix natural yogurt, a pinch of salt and black pepper. Instead of salt, you can use a little soy sauce. In a salad with chicken, celery and grapes, it will also be appropriate. Gently mix the salad in the dish.
If you do not accept white sauces, or just want variety, prepare another dressing for this salad. To do this, mix the juice of half a lemon, a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour the salad with this dressing and mix well again.
Salad with chicken and grapes is a great independent dish. Make him a few toasts of whole-grain bread. You can Supplement them with a slice of soft avocado. It will be for you a full dinner or a good snack.