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Budget-friendly roast chicken and brown rice salad

Doesn’t this look good? 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge member Cassie sent us this recipe.

Cassie says, ‘I’ve created this delicious healthy meal that’s perfect for those warm summer night and that will feed the whole family for around $10!’

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Roast Chicken & Brown Rice Salad

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Roast Chicken & Brown Rice Salad Bowl
Roast Chicken & Brown Rice Salad
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg whole chicken raw
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 red cabbage sliced
  • 1 red capsicum sliced
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups baby spinach chopped
  • 2 sprigs basil chopped
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg whole chicken raw
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 red cabbage sliced
  • 1 red capsicum sliced
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups baby spinach chopped
  • 2 sprigs basil chopped
Roast Chicken & Brown Rice Salad
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C
  2. Place the clove of garlic and half of the basil inside the chicken cavity.
  3. Place chicken into a lined roasting dish and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place in oven and cook for 60 minutes.
  5. While chicken is cooking place all remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss to combine.
  6. Allow cooked chicken to cool slightly before removing the skin and slicing.
  7. Add the sliced chicken to the remaining ingredients.
  8. Mix well and serve.
Recipe Notes

450 calories per serve

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