Fried dates and chicken salad

Fried dates and chicken salad

This is a delightful sweet and savory chicken salad. Flavours of mint, mustard and the sweetness of dates, blend in perfection.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 Minutes


  • 50g pitted dates
  • 400g roast chicken
  • 1 sachet Knorr Chicken Seasoning Powder
  • 1 onion, cubed
  • 1 orange
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon English mustard
  • Handful of mint leaves


  • Cut dates in to half lengthways. Deep fry in hot oil for a minute. Drain and set aside.
  • In a bowl, add vinegar, olive oil, Knorr Chicken Seasoning Powder, mustard and pepper and whisk well.
  • Peel the orange and cut into cubes. Shred or cut the chicken into cubes.
  • Add fried dates, roast chicken, orange and chopped mint leaves into the prepared Knorr salad dressing. Mix well and serve immediately.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    For a creamier salad, mix in ½ cup of mayonnaise.