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Smoked Chicken Salad with Avocado and Tarragon Dressing

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  • Beef Tomatoes – 2, large, juicy and sliced
  • Smoked Chicken – 600 gms, skinned and cut into slices
  • Fresh Watercress – 250 gms, thick stems and yellow leaves removed, rinsed and patted dry
  • Fresh Beansprouts – 100 gms, soaked for 20 minutes in cold water, then drained and patted dry
  • Fresh Flat-Leaf Parsley – few leaves

For the Dressing:

  • Soft Avocado – 1 ripe
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tblsp
  • Tarragon Vinegar – 1 tblsp
  • Greek Yogurt – 100 gms
  • Garlic Clove – 1, small, crushed
  • Fresh Tarragon Leaves – 1 tblsp, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. To make the dressing, put the avocado, lemon juice and vinegar in a blender and blend until smooth, scraping down the side with a rubber spatula.
  2. Add the yogurt, garlic and tarragon leaves and process again.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then transfer to a bowl.
  4. Cover closely with clingfilm and chill for 2 hours.
  5. To assemble the salad, divide the tomato slices between plates.
  6. Toss the smoked chicken, watercress, beansprouts and parsley together.
  7. Divide the salad ingredients between the plates.
  8. Adjust the seasoning in the dressing, if necessary.
  9. Spoon the dressing over each salad and serve.

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