5 Spice Chicken, Broccoli and Dukkah Salad

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Try this fresh, simple and flavour-packed 5 spice chicken and broccoli salad with a green sauce made with avocado and Greek yoghurt for a satisfying, low-calorie and gluten-free meal.

SaladAvocado Dressing
  • 350 g Chicken breast fillets, diced
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice
  • 1 tsp Potato starch
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 4 tsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 300 g Broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2-3 tbsp Almond dukkah
  • 80 g Arugula or baby spinach
  • 1 Sweet pointed pepper, sliced into rings
  • 2 tbsp Dried cranberries
  • 1 Avocado, chopped
  • 2 tbsp White wine vinegar
  • 1 Garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Walnut oil
  • 50 g Greek yoghurt
  • 1 Green onions, thinly sliced
  • A handful of basil
  • Sea salt
  1. Place everything for the dressing in a blender. Process until smooth. Season with salt and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Place diced chicken in a bowl. Add in 5-spice, potato starch, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium- high heat. Cook marinated chicken for 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover loosely with foil.
  4. Meanwhile, place broccoli in a large, heatproof microwave- safe bowl. Add 2 tablespoons cold water. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes or until bright green and tender. Toss with the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  5. Place almond dukkah in a pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add chicken and broccoli and toss for 1 to 2 minutes or until coated. Place arugula, sweet pepper rings and dried cranberries on a serving plate. Top with chicken broccoli mixture. Serve with avocado dressing.

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Nammi 2/11/17 04:43

lovely plate of fresh veg, you have. haven't tried dukkah yet, sounds divine :)

Balvinder Ubi 2/11/17 04:59

This looks soooooo delicious and I really love the taste of coriander seeds in dukkah.

Rafeeda AR 2/11/17 06:06

Plenty of freshness in that plate of salad... love the dressing too!

thecompletecookbook 2/11/17 08:53

Absolutely love this recipe Angie.
Have a great day.
:-) Mandy xo

No Spoon Necessary 2/11/17 14:15

I have a weird confession, I'm obsessed with broccoli. Like, it's my favorite snack (<- Generally when I tell people that they are like "whaaa?" Broccoli isn't a snack! lol). Needless to say, this salad is screaming my name! Love the flavors, Angie!!! Cheers!

All That I'm Eating 2/11/17 14:40

This sounds great, I love five spice and that avocado dressing sounds delicious too!

Pam 2/11/17 16:34

Love the combination of flavors, colors, and textures in this dish.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 2/11/17 19:22

There is nothing boring about this salad, Angie! I love the beautiful combination of autumn ingredients and spicy flavors, Angie! That avocado dressing sounds so good. I have to to try some dukkah soon!

Liz Berg 2/11/17 20:57

What a gorgeous salad, Angie!! The dressing sounds amazing, too!!

Vicki Bensinger 3/11/17 01:13

This sounds super healthy and I love the avocado dressing. I need to just make a bottle to keep on hand in the refrigerator.

Sharon D 3/11/17 03:30

Angie, this looks amazing. You're the only person I know who makes salad so exciting. I could eat this and in two helpings!

Tricia Buice 3/11/17 03:39

We eat broccoli and chicken all the time! I love this beautiful salad and can't wait to try that dressing. Yum!

Nava K 3/11/17 12:07

You just presented satisfaction. I so love this dukkah.

Judee@gluten Free A-Z Blog 3/11/17 14:37

As soon as I saw the Dukkah, I knew I wanted the recipe for this salad. Truthfully it looks absolutely fabulous . We are a fan of everything that is in it ( except the chicken which I would leave out) .. Can't wait to try to gluten free salad! Yum!

natalia20041989 3/11/17 17:36

Oh yum, that looks amazing, your pics are so pretty☺

Cook With Manali 3/11/17 17:58

such a vibrant looking salad, bet it tastes great too!

Eva Taylor 3/11/17 19:02

What a delicious recipe Angie, I just love the combination of ingredients you have included. Avocado is currently one of our favourites.

fimère .b 3/11/17 20:24

j'aime bien cette salade plein de couleurs et de saveurs
bonne soirée

Susan 4/11/17 12:19

The only thing I'd change is substituting Quorn Chicken Chunks for the real chicken--this sounds so nutritious and satisfying, XOXO

claudia lamascolo 4/11/17 13:34

I just love the freshness in this.. your photo's are lovely!

Adina 4/11/17 14:37

I love your salads, always so appealing!

Jean | DelightfulRepast.com 4/11/17 14:44

Angie, there's nothing in this beautiful recipe I don't like (though I'd have to leave out the garlic and raw onion for my portion). Gorgeous!

Gloria Baker 4/11/17 17:43

this looks absolutely stunning!!

Alida@mylittleitaliankitchen 4/11/17 17:54

I would love it for lunch, your salad looks fresh and inviting Angie. Have a nice weekend!

grace 4/11/17 19:05

i'm all about dukkah after trying it for the first time not too long ago! this sounds like a delicious use for it. :)

Christine Ho 5/11/17 13:23

I love 5 spice. Haven't thought of using it in any salad. Great idea, Angie.

kitchen flavours 5/11/17 15:52

A delicious plate of salad! I like all the ingredients!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies 5/11/17 17:09

What a beautiful salad! The avocado dressing sounds perfect!

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen 5/11/17 21:35

I love broccoli salad -- with anything you put into it. This looks fantastic, Angie!

The Yum List 5/11/17 23:54

Looks and sounds scrumptious.

mjskit 6/11/17 04:59

Another healthy and beautiful salad! Love that avocado dressing.

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 6/11/17 15:49

The avocado dressing sounds amazing, another lovely salad Angie.

Eva Taylor 7/11/17 00:07

Gorgeous photos, Angie. The salad looks mouth watering. I haven't been a fan of dukkah but I will try your recipe for sure, it looks amazing with the chicken and the green dressing.

Abbe@This is How I Cook 7/11/17 04:50

Two of my faves-dukkah and avocado dressing! Those two make anything taste great!

Agness of Run Agness Run 7/11/17 11:33

This salad combined so incredibly nutrient-dense and healthy ingredients and is thus, a perfect dish for a well-balanced diet. Do you use fresh or dried basil for the dressing, Angie?

Pam 7/11/17 18:28

Great photos, Angie! So many good ingredients in your salad, it has to be delicious. Plus it's healthy!

Amy (Savory Moments) 7/11/17 19:13

Such a lovely salad, Angie! I always enjoy 5-spice. It's such a delicious combination of flavors.

GiGi Eats Celebrities 7/11/17 19:35

Now you've REALLY got me craving chicken... PAIRED WITH AVOCADOOOO! Hubba HUbba! But seriously, I friggin' ADORE that combo! Spice me up baby!

Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 8/11/17 02:11

Five spice is one of my favorite spice blends - looks and sounds delicious - love dukkah too!

Kitchen Riffs 8/11/17 02:30

What a great combo of ingredients! So healthy and satisfying. Not to mention I'll be this tastes really, really good -- which is most important of all! Thanks so much for this.

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Sharmila- The Happie Friends Potpourri corner 8/11/17 07:27

Awesome way to eat chicken.. Lovely salad out there!!

Shahzaib Khan 8/11/17 11:55

Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking dish I will definitely try this at home. Do you have Pakistani Cooking Recipes.

nadia 8/11/17 13:38

Looks delicious and so healthy Angie! You just reminded me that I bought some dukkah a while back and still haven't tried it!

Cheri Savory Spoon 8/11/17 17:00

What a beautiful salad Angie, 5 spice is one of my favorite spices and that avocado dressing looks to die for!!!

Catherine 8/11/17 18:22

Dear Angie, What a nice salad! Everything healthy and delicious in one plate. xoxo Catherine

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 8/11/17 20:54

We just got back from an out of town wedding and I am craving all the salads to counteract the trip! haha This sounds delicious!

Anupama Paliwal 10/11/17 18:20

Love how fresh and delicious looking salad, Angie. Coriander seeds in dukkah sound wonderful.


Kelly 12/11/17 20:09

Another pretty salad! The avocado dressing sounds amazing!!

Karen (Back Road Journal) 12/11/17 20:37

Your recipe takes chicken salad to a whole new level...it sounds great! I'm pinning it.

Anne@ASaladForAllSeasons 13/11/17 05:51

What a fabulous and flavorful salad, Angie! Especially that luscious avocado dressing!

Easyfoodsmith 15/11/17 11:06

Love dukkah and I could have this salad anytime!

tigerfish 16/11/17 02:53

Yum yum! My kind of lunch these days :)

Dawn Yucuis 17/11/17 02:26

Such a healthy and delicious looking salad!

Katerina 21/11/17 13:44

You can never go wrong with chicken and broccoli! Excellent salad!


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