Black tea is not only a popular beverage, but it can at the same time be used to make excellent salad dressings! For this smoked chicken salad you need the following ingredients:
- 225 gram smoked chicken
- 115 grams of raisins
- 2 small pears
- 100 gram of chestnuts
- 1 crop of lettuce
Ingredients for dressing:
- 1 or 2 tablespoon of loose black Chinese tea leaves
- 80 ml yoghurt
- 60 ml of apple juice
- 1/4 tablespoon of black pepper (buy fresh and grind yourself)
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Preparation Chicken salad with tea dressing
For the dressing, bring the apple juice to boil in a pan. Turn of the heat and sprinkle the tea leaves in the pan and let it steep for 5 minutes. Afterwards, separate the leaves from the steeped apple juice tea and let it cool down.
Separate the leaves from the steeped apple juice tea and let it cool down.
Once the tea has cooled, add mustard, yoghurt, pepper and salt. Then mix the ingredients well.
Soak the raisins in boiling water for at least 10 minutes . They must eventually be soft. Rinse them with water and let them drain.
Wash the lettuce and let it dry. Divide the salad among 4 plates dry.
Cut the smoked chicken into chunks or stripes. Peel the pears and remove the core. Cut the pears into thin slices. Peel the water chestnuts and cut them into slices as well.
Put the smoked chicken, grapes, pears and water chestnuts in a bowl. Pour about half the dressing with it. (There will be 1 tablespoon of dressing per person left). Mix everything well together.
Divide the chicken salad on 4 plates and pour another the remaining dressing over each plate. Serve and enjoy! Dare to try and share your thoughts 😉