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No-cook chicken, lentil and kale salad

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  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Egg free
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Lactose free
  • No added sugar
  • Wheat free

After something fresh and filling? This no-cook dish is packed with tender roast chicken, lentils and kale is a must-try.

  • Serves4
  • Prep time20 minutes
Chicken and lentil salad with rocket served in a large dish with olive oil dressing beside


  • 400g can lentils, rinsed, drained
  • 3 cups shredded Coles RSPCA Approved Hot Roast Chicken
  • 100g coarsely torn kale leaves
  • 60g pkt Coles Australian Baby Rocket
  • 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 100g semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup (75g) roasted cashews

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  1. Step 1

    Place the lentils in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 2 mins. Drain well. Place in a bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Add chicken, kale, rocket, celery, capsicum, tomato and onion to the lentils in the bowl and toss to combine. Whisk the vinegar, oil and garlic in a small bowl until combined. Season. Add to the chicken mixture and gently toss to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Place the salad on a serving platter. Serve sprinkled with cashews.

    Place the salad on a serving platter. Serve sprinkled with cashews.