Maple-Turmeric Orzo and Chicken Salad

Main courses

Maple-Turmeric Orzo and Chicken Salad

4 portions

Method

10 minutes

Cooking

7 minutes

by Stéphanie Côté

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Ingredients

  • 250 ml (1 cup) orzo
  • 375 ml (1 1/2 cup) chicken, cooked and cut into pieces
  • 500 ml (2 cups) fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, cubed
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) flat parsley, chopped
  • Pepper and salt, to taste

Vinaigrette

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) turmeric powder

Method

  1. Cook orzo in pot of salted, boiling water, according to instructions. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. While it’s cooking, mix chicken, vegetables and parsley in a large bowl.
  3. Prepare the vinaigrette by whisking together its ingredients.
  4. Add the cooled orzo to the chicken-vegetable mixture. Pour on vinaigrette and toss. Season with salt and pepper.