Salads are here to stay. They can be made with a wide variety of ingredients. Arrangement, color and flavor are crucial in a good salad. In fact, the goodness of a whole meal can be packed into a salad. Here are 3 salad meals for you to try out.
1. Chicken Delight
This salad combines shredded chicken with a variety of vegetables in a curd based dressing.
Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking: 1 hour
Place chicken, walnuts and vegetables in a salad bowl. Beat together curd, lemon juice, honey, salt, pepper and curry powder. Pour this over the chicken mix and allow to stand for at least an hour. Refrigerate. Garnish and serve.
PS. Vegetarians may like to replace the chicken with paneer/ tofu in the recipe.
2. Chicken and Avocado Salad
Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes
Rub the garlic on the serving plate/ bowl. Next place the lettuce leaves as base. Arrange chicken, avocado, tomato and ham on this. Sprinkle the crumbled cheese. Add salt, sugar and pepper powder. Chill in refrigerator for half an hour. Serve with mayonnaise.
3. Seafood Rice Salad
Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes
Place rice, chili prawns and onions together in a bowl/plate. Whisk mayo, lemon juice, salt and pepper together. Pour over salad and keep covered for 15 minutes. Chill. Garnish with parsley and serve.