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Quick summer chicken and nectarine salad

Quick summer chicken and nectarine salad


Give chicken salad a makeover with creamy goat's cheese and juicy nectarines

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    3176kj 761kcal
  • Fat
    High 61%
  • Saturates
    High 39%
  • Sugar
    Low 61%
  • Salt
    Low 61%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 33.7g


  • 200g cous cous
  • 250ml boiling water
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 5 tbsp Co-op honey and mustard dressing
  • 1 small Co-op roast chicken
  • 70g bag rocket, 1 handful set aside, the rest chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, halved lengthways and thickly sliced
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 3 ripe nectarines, halved, stoned and chopped
  • 2 x 65g Co-op soft goat's cheese, crumbled
  • 75g walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped
  • To serve, try crusty bread


  1. Put the couscous into a bowl and pour over the boiling water
  2. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and leave it to stand for about 10 minutes
  3. Meanwhile, mix the dressing and lime juice with some black pepper
  4. Then shred the chicken from the bones in large chunks, discarding the skin
  5. Use a fork to fluff up the couscous, then stir through the chopped rocket and half the dressing
  6. Tip onto a big platter and then add the shredded chicken, cucumber slices, sliced spring onions, nectarine chunks, reserved rocket leaves and 2/3 of the crumbled goat's cheese and walnuts
  7. Pour over the remaining dressing and toss the salad together well, then scatter the remaining goat's cheese and walnuts over the top to serve
  8. Enjoy with plenty of fresh crusty bread

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