Turkish Chicken Salad with Home-made Cacik Yogurt Sauce

Turkish Chicken Salad with Home-made Cacik Yogurt Sauce is a gluten free salad. One portion of this dish contains approximately 67g of protein, 24g of fat, and a total of 594 calories. For $4.46 per serving, this recipe covers 44% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 9 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. Head to the store and pick up juice of lemon, lettuce, lemon juice, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Foodista. With a spoonacular score of 95%, this dish is tremendous. Spicy Lamb Kabobs With Turkish Cacik, Jerk Rubbed Chicken Thighs with Home-Made Mango-Habanero Hot Sauce, and Yogurt and Cucumber Dip Cacik are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

1 carrot, grated

1 cucumber

3 small pieces garlic

2 large pickled cucumbers / gherkins, sliced

2 – 2 large Jalapeno peppers

Juice of 1 lemon

1 small lebanese cucumber (or 1/3 of a large one)

Lemon juice

I large head green gem lettuce

1 cup olive oil

Handful chopped parsley

1/4 red cabbage, thinly sliced

1 small red onion

1 whole roast chicken

Salt & pepper

2 tomatoes

250ml plain Turkish or Greek-style yoghurt

Equipment:

bowl

griddle

frying pan

cutting board

Cooking instruction summary:

  1. METHOD:
  2. 1. First prepare the Cacik: For the Cacik: Chop the cucumber into tiny pieces, as small as you can, and place in a bowl. Cover the cucumber with salt and set aside for 30 minutes. The cucumbers will start to exude their juices which will flavour the yogurt nicely.
  3. 2. Put a griddle pan on medium high heat, cover the peppers with olive oil and start to char.
  4. 3. Cut the tomato and cucumber into medium pieces. Slice the red onion as thin as you can. Chop the parsley fine. Place all ingredients in a bowl and cover with a the juice of 1 lemon. Season with salt and pepper. Let it sit in the fridge for 30 minutes 1 hour, stirring a couple times, so it starts to exude juice.
  5. 4. Tear the lettuce into mouth-siazed peices. Cut the red cabbage into thin slices. Grate the carrot. Mix together in a bowl.
  6. 5. Tear the chicken into large pieces and add to the salad.
  7. 6. Remove the tomato salsa from the fridge. Drain the juice and keep for later. Now add the tomato, cucumber, parsley onion mix to the chicken salad, as well as the sliced gherkin.
  8. 7. Lay out the salad on a large plate or chopping board. Serve with the charred peppers, cacik, salsa vinaigrette and some chilli sauce.

 

Step by step:


1. First prepare the Cacik: For the Cacik: Chop the cucumber into tiny pieces, as small as you can, and place in a bowl. Cover the cucumber with salt and set aside for 30 minutes. The cucumbers will start to exude their juices which will flavour the yogurt nicely.

2. Put a griddle pan on medium high heat, cover the peppers with olive oil and start to char.

3. Cut the tomato and cucumber into medium pieces. Slice the red onion as thin as you can. Chop the parsley fine.

4. Place all ingredients in a bowl and cover with a the juice of 1 lemon. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Let it sit in the fridge for 30 minutes 1 hour, stirring a couple times, so it starts to exude juice.

6. Tear the lettuce into mouth-siazed peices.

7. Cut the red cabbage into thin slices. Grate the carrot.

8. Mix together in a bowl.

9. Tear the chicken into large pieces and add to the salad.

10. Remove the tomato salsa from the fridge.

11. Drain the juice and keep for later. Now add the tomato, cucumber, parsley onion mix to the chicken salad, as well as the sliced gherkin.

12. Lay out the salad on a large plate or chopping board.

13. Serve with the charred peppers, cacik, salsa vinaigrette and some chilli sauce.


Nutrition Information:

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593k Calories
67g Protein
24g Total Fat
26g Carbs
84% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
593k
30%

Fat
24g
37%

  Saturated Fat
6g
41%

Carbohydrates
26g
9%

  Sugar
16g
18%

Cholesterol
188mg
63%

Sodium
1269mg
55%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
67g
134%

Vitamin K
143µg
136%

Vitamin A
5176IU
104%

Vitamin B3
20mg
101%

Selenium
61µg
88%

Vitamin C
70mg
86%

Vitamin B6
1mg
71%

Phosphorus
650mg
65%

Potassium
1551mg
44%

Vitamin B2
0.61mg
36%

Vitamin B5
3mg
34%

Manganese
0.68mg
34%

Zinc
4mg
33%

Folate
122µg
31%

Magnesium
115mg
29%

Iron
5mg
29%

Fiber
7g
28%

Vitamin B1
0.38mg
25%

Calcium
207mg
21%

Copper
0.4mg
20%

Vitamin B12
0.93µg
15%

Vitamin E
2mg
14%

covered percent of daily need
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