Poached chicken salad with maple baked pears

Enjoyable Poached chicken salad with maple baked pears Recipe

Beat the stress of planning midweek meals with this easy Poached chicken salad with sweet maple-baked pears.
Poached chicken salad with maple baked pears
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:30 | Total Time : 0:40 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 600g chicken breast fillets

  • 1 litre Massel chicken style liquid stock

  • 3 small packham pears, quartered, cored, stems intact

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 2/3 cup walnuts

  • 80g baby rocket

  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 50g parmesan, shaved


  • Step 1

    Place chicken in a large saucepan. Cover with chicken stock. Bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stand for 15 minutes. Remove from saucepan. Cool. Thinly slice.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Place pears on a baking paper-lined tray. Drizzle with maple syrup. Bake for 35 minutes or until pears are caramelised and tender, adding walnuts to tray halfway through cooking time.

  • Step 3

    Arrange rocket in a large serving dish. Top with onion, pears, walnuts and chicken.

  • Step 4

    Whisk oil and vinegar together. Drizzle over the salad. Scatter with parmesan and leftover pan juices from the pears. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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