A beautiful light dish of zucchini strips with poached chicken and chia seeds.


  • 6 zucchini, shredded (on a mandolin)

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced

  • 1 small red chili, deseeded and finely sliced

  • 125g cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

  • 1/3 cup chicken stock

  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted

  • 300g cooked chicken, shredded

  • 1/4 cup black chia seeds

  • 1/2 cup shredded basil

  • Grated parmesan to serve


  • 1.

    Using a mandolin, shred zucchinis into a long pasta shape & place into a large bowl.

  • 2.

    Heat oil in a frying pan. Add garlic and chili and cook for 1 minute or until garlic is light golden. Add tomatoes; cook for 2 minutes or until soft. Add lemon juice, rind, chicken stock, pine nuts, chicken and chia seeds, swirl pan to combine. Cook for 2 minutes to heat chicken through. Add basil and season well.

  • 3.

    Toss the zucchini pasta through the chicken mixture, divide between serving plates and garnish with parmesan.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 439kj
  • Fat Total 29g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 28g
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 113mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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