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Five ingredient dukkah chicken with haloumi and peach salad

Only five ingredients to create a tasty meal with a fresh and summery dinner idea.

When life get’s tough, make dinner simple with this Mediterranean spiced chicken served with a sweet and savoury salad. Only five ingredients plus a few pantry items are needed to create this delightful summer dinner featuring a sweet and savoury peach and haloumi salad you’ll love.

Give your chicken and salad dinner a lovely twist with this five-ingredient dukkah crusted chicken with haloumi and peach salad. Chicken is browned slightly in an oven-proof pan then sprinkled with dukkah to add extra flavour and finished in the oven. Served with a fresh salad of sweet peaches and savoury haloumi for a flavour combination to delight the sense.

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1.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
2.Heat a large ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Drizzle chicken with 1 tablespoon of the oil; sprinkle with dukkah. Cook chicken for 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer pan to oven; cook for a further 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm.
3.Meanwhile, whisk remaining oil and the vinegar in a medium bowl; season to taste. Halve the peaches; remove, then discard stones. Thinly slice peaches; add to the bowl with mint leaves. Toss gently to combine.
4.Cut 200g (6½oz) haloumi into thin slices. Finely grate remaining haloumi; reserve to serve.
5.Heat a chargrill pan (or frying pan) over medium-high heat; cook sliced haloumi for 1 minute on each side or until grill marks appear.
6.Cut chicken into slices. Serve chicken with chargrilled haloumi and peach salad, sprinkled with grated haloumi.

If the chicken fillet has the tenderloin attached, pull it off and cook it separately; it will take less time to cook than the breast fillets.

Make it six Serve with bitter green leaves such as rocket or watercress.

In summer, use apricots, nectarines or plums instead of peaches. In winter, use chopped segments of orange or ruby grapefruit.


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