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Spiced chicken, roasted carrot and chickpea salad

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This Spiced chicken, roasted carrot and chickpea salad makes for a deliciously filling meal that is sure to become a new household staple.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
Spiced chicken, roasted carrot and chickpea salad


  • 2 bunches Dutch carrots, ends trimmed
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ⅓ cup (65g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) Greek-style yoghurt
  • 2 tsp tahini
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • ½ cup coriander leaves

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Place the carrots on 1 lined tray. Drizzle with 1 tsp of the oil. Season. Roast for 20 mins or until tender.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, place the pepitas in a small bowl. Drizzle with 1 tsp of the remaining oil and sprinkle with ½ tsp paprika, ½ tsp cumin and half the turmeric. Spread over remaining lined tray. Bake for 5 mins or until toasted.
  3. Step 3

    Combine the chicken with the remaining oil, paprika, cumin and turmeric in a large bowl. Preheat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium. Cook the chicken for 5 mins each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thinly slice.
  4. Step 4

    Reserve half the mint. Finely chop the remaining mint. Place in a bowl with the yoghurt, tahini and lemon juice and stir to combine. Season.
  5. Step 5

    Combine the chicken, carrots, chickpeas, coriander and reservedmint in a large bowl. Divide among serving plates. Drizzle with the yoghurt mixture and sprinkle with pepitas to serve.