Here I have a tasty sticky chicken salad recipe from Carla who writes over at MyBump2Baby. Whilst it isn’t a syn free recipe she assures me it is totally worth the syns! Let me know what you think in the comments below.
What makes this salad recipe different?
Now, this sticky chicken salad isn’t any ordinary salad – I assure you. If I had to describe this salad in 2 words it would be a “mouth-watering masterpiece”.
Although the honey does hold a small syn value this recipe is perfect for anyone on Slimming World with a sweet tooth. The syns in the whole recipe is 7.5 so if you are making that for two I would could 3.5 syns each. Still, this is much better than a shop-bought salad covered in a dressing!
This sticky chicken salad recipe means that you can have a salad that is quick and easy to make whilst also being full of flavour and hot.
Using frozen chicken
Chicken for this or any other chicken recipes should never be cooked from frozen, there are so many issues with this that risk food poisoning. If you have just realised you only have frozen chicken there I have lots of tips to safely defrost chicken check them out in my defrosting chicken guide.
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I try to ensure all of the recipes I make are accessible for everyone. This one is so cheap and easy you will wonder why you have not made it before!
I do not use obscure hard to find ingredients. I also believe that recipes should use as few ingredients as possible and avoid expensive ingredients.
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Frozen vegetables are nutritionally just as good as fresh usually so do keep an eye for those too to save money. Do you have any particular frozen vegetables you love? Do share them with me it is always nice to hear people’s recommendations.
Why this sticky chicken salad recipe is perfect on Slimming World
If you follow Slimming World then you will instantly know what I am talking about and why all the meals on your meal plan need to include speed vegetables. There are lots of vegetables in this recipe but there is nothing stopping you adding more on the side.
If you don’t then this could still be of interest to you for whatever diet you follow or perhaps just to be a little healthier.
How many vegetables should I eat?
This means if you eat 100g of spinach for example it is just 23 calories and obviously 100g of anything would fill you up significantly. On the other hand 100g of crisps, which would be just as filling, is around 536 calories!
Why are vegetables so great?
Whether you follow Slimming World or not adding vegetables to your meal not only adds vitamin c and all the nutrients in vegetables but will also help you lead a more balanced healthy lifestyle and potentially lose weight!
Frozen or canned vegetables?
Frozen or canned vegetables as long as they are not cooked or canned in any oil etc have the same nutritional value as fresh vegetables and are great to save money and time.
Here is a list of all the current Slimming World speed vegetables. Feel free to save it and of course share with your friends.
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Add the diced chicken and coat in the mixture, cover and for best results leave 5 hours or as long as possible in fridge.
Place your salad leaves on to 2 plates, add the sliced peppers, quartered tomatoes, diced red onion and cucumber.
Push round pan to ensure the chicken doesn’t stick for approximately 5 minutes or until all chicken is thoroughly cooked.
Remove from pan and pour chicken and any remaining sauce over salad.
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