Pear, Grape & Chicken Chopped Salad


Prep 30 mins + cooling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4


  • 1 lemon, sliced + 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 500g free-range small chicken breast fillets, halved length ways
  •  2 firm Williams pears
  • 200g seedless green grapes, stems removed
  • 2 sticks celery, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 green onions (shallots), trimmed and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 2 Little Gem or Baby Cos lettuce, trimmed and chopped


Lemon mayo dressing:

  • ⅓ cup whole egg mayonnaise
  • 1 tbs lemon juice





Place the sliced lemon into a deep frying pan of water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Add chicken, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and leave chicken in pan for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate, cover and refrigerate until cooled.


Halve pears length ways, remove core and chop. Place into a large bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice. Chop chicken. Add chicken, grapes, celery, green onions, walnuts and lettuce to pears.


To make the dressing, combine ingredients in a bowl. Season to taste. Drizzle dressing over salad, gently toss to combine and serve.


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