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Chicken, Apple & Bocconcini Salad

By December 4, 2016May 9th, 2023Recipes

This Chicken, Apple & Bocconcini Salad is lovely and light. It is a simple salad which has a few key ingredients which provide maximum flavour.

Chicken, Apple & Bocconcini Salad

ingredients for chicken apple & bocconcini salad


  • 500g skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 Tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Mixed lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1 green apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup pecans, lightly roasted
  • 4 bocconcini, roughly chopped up


  1. Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Grill chicken until fully cooked. Transfer to a plate. Cover loosely with foil and set aside whilst putting the salad together
  2. Meanwhile, place the honey, mustard and remaining oil in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, until warmed through and honey dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in the lemon juice. Season.
  3. Thickly slice the chicken. Combine the salad leaves, chives, apple, pecans and bocconcini in a large bowl. Divide among serving dishes and top with the chicken. Drizzle with the dressing.
*recipe adapted from Picture from and shows recipe with beef

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