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Tahini chicken, pumpkin, radish and mint salad

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Served on a pumpkin, radish and mint salad, this tahini chicken recipe is definitely a must-try.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 20 mins marinating time)
Tahini chicken, pumpkin, radish and mint salad


  • 2 (250g each) Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 1½ tbs tahini
  • 800g Kent pumpkin, seeded, cut into 1cm-thick slices
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 120g pkt Coles Brand Australian Baby Rocket
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 4 radishes, ends trimmed, thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp honey
  • 1 tbs pistachio dukkah
  • 2 pieces pita or Mountain Bread, chargrilled, coarsely torn

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  1. Step 1

    Use a large sharp knife to halve the chicken horizontally to make 4 thin pieces. Combine the garlic, 2 tbs of the lemon juice and 1 tbs of the tahini in a shallow bowl until smooth. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover and place in the fridge for 20 mins to marinate.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Drain chicken from marinade. Spray chicken and pumpkin slices with oil. Cook pumpkin on grill for 3-4 mins each side or until lightly charred and tender. Transfer to a plate. Cook the chicken on grill for 3 mins each side or until cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, combine the mint, rocket, cucumber and radish in a large bowl. Whisk the honey, 1 tbs hot water and the remaining tahini and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  4. Step 4

    Cut the chicken into 1cm-thick slices. Add the chicken, pumpkin and dressing to the salad and gently toss to combine. Divide among serving plates. Sprinkle with dukkah. Serve with flatbread.