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Springtime Warm Chicken Salad

I really love food, like I really do, and dinner is my most favourite meal out of all the meals. I wake up dreaming about what I'm going to have for dinner. No joke.

But sometimes, I don't fancy anything too heavy, especially when I finish work at 6pm (what even is a 9-5?!). More often than not, this means whipping up something quick and to avoid feeling stodgy all evening every now and then I'll avoid carbs - but don't get me wrong, I think I love pasta the most in the world.

Whilst browsing the Good Food Channel website on my lunch break, I saw this recipe for a warm chicken salad - bingo! Inspired. 

I made a couple of alterations to the recipe, I forgot the garlic to be honest, I didn't douse everything in oil because I'm not silly and I'm doing Weight Watchers, and I dislike anchovies with a passion so I left them out.

I used a red, green and yellow pepper for the craic, and had half of each in one serving and the shop didn't have green beans so I subbed in some asparagus and roasted it with the tomatoes.

Whilst peeling the pepper skins off (new skill, hello), the chicken (which I used a cajun seasoning on) was cooking nicely in the oven instead of being grilled because I prefer chicken baked, and for the last 10-15 minutes I chucked the tomatoes and asparagus in; seasoned with salt, pepper and a little chilli powder.


So really when I said 'a couple of alterations', what I really meant was 'changed completely', but the foundations of the recipe were still there, and I must say it was delicious - and I'm pretty proud of that picture too.