Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance

This recipe offers a yummy version of the traditional American Southern style crispy chicken salad.


  • 2 baby cos (romaine) lettuces, leaves separated

  • 2 baby fennel bulbs, thinly sliced and fronds reserved

  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, cut into matchsticks

  • 1 Granny Smith (green) apple, thinly sliced

  • 200g blue cheese, sliced

  • 1 x quantity buttermilk fried chicken (see basic recipe), sliced

  • Buttermilk dressing

  • ½ cup (125ml) buttermilk

  • ¼ cup (70g) natural Greek-style (thick) yoghurt

  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

  • sea salt and cracked black pepper


  • 1.

    To make the buttermilk dressing, place the buttermilk, yoghurt, mustard, vinegar, lemon rind, salt and pepper in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.

  • 2.

    Arrange the lettuce, fennel, fennel fronds, cucumber, apple, cheese and chicken in a large bowl. Drizzle with the dressing to serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 304kj
  • Fat Total 17g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Sugar 15g
  • Sodium 969mg

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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Posted by Mikhail3Report
Does anyone have the ricotta gnocchi recipe....please?