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Chicken Citrus Salad Recipe

2012/01/31 by Channah

Ingredients (4 servings):

  •  juice from one orange
  •  juice from half of a lemon
  •  juice from one lime
  •  a large onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • chilli sauce /chilli powder ( to your taste)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • optional – 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 500 g boneless chicken breast, skinless
  • Romaine lettuce
  • 2 oranges – peeled, diced
  • 1/4 celery root, sliced julienne
  • 2 green onions, minced


1. In a bowl, mix together the orange, lemon and lime juices, onion, garlic, sauce /chilli powder, cumin, salt and sugar.
2. Pour half of this mixture into a large plastic resealable bag /box.
3. Cut chicken into slices of 1-centimetre thickness and add it into the citrus mixture. Leave it in the fridge to marinate for at least 2 hours.
4. Put the remaining sauce into a blender (optional) and place it in the refrigerator.
5. Heat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken. When almost done, add the marinade to the pan and simmer for a few minutes.
6. Remove the chicken and cut into thin strips.
7. Cut the salad, green onion, celery and oranges and mixed in a large bowl.
8. Mix the salad with the remaining sauce, and add the chicken slices on top.


  1. David Head says:

    Does anyone have some good recipes for baguette sandwich fillings. We do mostly chicken, some beef. and ham.we retail them and they have to be affordable and easy to make . please any suggestions for us to make it a signature sandwich ,???

  2. David Head says:

    Tried this one on our menus and it went a treat ,chicken always sells its the most popular.Thanks foe the recipe

  3. partyhead says:

    Healthy recipe.Sounds interesting aswell never heard of a citrus salad before.

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