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Provencal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Provencal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(746 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

French

Quite literally - it's crunch time! This meaty and mighty salad transports us to the South of France with a dressing combining white wine vinegar, capers, grassy tarragon and Dijon mustard. Crisp little gem, smoky bacon and crunchy homemade croutons make it 'une salade satisfaisante'.

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

French

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Mayonnaise-sachet-(2)
2 mayonnaise sachets (52ml) †
fresh-tarragon
10g fresh tarragon
Dijon-mustard
1 tsp French Dijon mustard †
Capers
15g caper buds
smoked-streaky-bacon
135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
British diced chicken 2
250g British diced chicken breast
Ciabatta-roll
1 ciabatta roll †
Little-gem-lettuce
2 little gem lettuce
White-wine-vinegar
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • free-range mayonnaise<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 10g tarragon
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of capers (15g)
  • 135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
  • 250g British diced chicken breast
  • ciabatta rolls<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 2 little gem lettuce
  • 1 white wine vinegar sachet (15ml)
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 539 kJ
125 kcal
2389 kJ
552 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
7.5 g
1.4 g
33.1 g
6.2 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
5 g
1 g
22.2 g
4.5 g
Fibre 0.8 g 3.6 g
Protein 10.2 g 45.3 g
Salt 0.69 g 3.05 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
free-range mayonnaise
rapeseed oil 70% ,water, spirit vinegar, free range pasteurised egg yolks 5 %, sugar, salt, stabilisers (xanthan gum & guar gum), mustard seeds, antioxidant: calcium disodium edta, spices
10g tarragon
tarragon(100%)
1 tsp Dijon mustard
water, mustard seeds, spirit vinegar, salt, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites), citric acid
1 bag of capers (15g)
Capers, water, vinegar, salt.
135g British dry cured smoked streaky bacon
pork belly (97%), salt, preservative: sodium nitrite
250g British diced chicken breast
chicken breast fillet (100%)
ciabatta rolls
fortified WHEAT flour (WHEAT flour, calcium carbonate, iron, nicotinamide, thiamin), water, yeast, salt, oliver oil, cs5 (WHEAT flour, sunflower oil, enzymes: alpha amylase)
2 little gem lettuce
little gem lettuce
1 white wine vinegar sachet (15ml)
white wine vinegar
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (mustard, egg, sulphites, wheat-gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Preheat the oven to 230°C/ 210°C (fan)/ 450°F/ Gas 8

Lay the strips of streaky bacon onto a baking tray (use foil to avoid mess!)

Put the tray in the oven for 10-15 min or until slightly crispy

Once done, transfer the cooked bacon to a chopping board to cool and keep the baking tray for later

2 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Meanwhile, heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a matching lid with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a high heat

Once hot, add the diced chicken with a pinch of salt and pepper

Cover and cook for 3-4 min or until nicely browned and cooked through then remove from the heat and keep covered until later

3 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Meanwhile, chop the capers coarsely

Strip the tarragon leaves from their stalks and chop the leaves finely 

 

4 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Cut the ciabatta[s] into bite-size cubes

Add the ciabatta cubes to the bacon tray, drizzle them with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper

5 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Put the tray in the oven for 4-8 min or until the ciabatta is crunchy and just beginning to brown - these are your croutons 

6 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Meanwhile, add the chopped capers, tarragon, white wine vinegar, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil to a large salad bowl

Season with pepper and mix well - this is your dressing

Chop the cooled bacon roughly

7 Provençal Chicken & Bacon Salad

Separate the individual leaves from the base of the little gem, then tear the leaves roughly and add them to your dressing bowl

Add the cooked chicken, croutons, half of the chopped bacon and give everything a good mix up

 

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Serve the salad and garnish with the remaining chopped bacon

Enjoy!

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