Smoked Chicken Spring Salad with foraged woodland leaves and flowers

Black Mountains Smokery Smoked Chicken Spring Salad © Graham Norton

Forage some woodland leaves and flowers in the Brecon Beacons to make the perfect Smoked Chicken Spring Salad

Recipe provided by the Brecon Beacons’ local smokery – Black Mountains Smokery who deliver their delicious smokery products all over the UK

Smoked Chicken Salad

Feeds 4- 6 as a starter

A delicious and beautiful  springtime dish.

  • 2 Smoked Chicken Breast 180g
  • (Or 2 Portions Oak Roasted Salmon 160g)
  • A Selection of baby salad leaves
  • A selection of hedgerow and woodland leaves and flowers: Primroses,Violets, Wild garlic leaves ( & flowers in early summer), new baby Dandelion leaves, Wood Sorrel (Oxalis) leaves and flowers
  • Baby asparagus spears – cooked al dente
  • Fresh garden Chives
  • Honey & Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette – homemade or bought

It really is just as simple as it looks!  Arrange the seasonal leaves and asparagus around slices of Smoked Chicken or flakes of Oak Roasted Salmon and decorate with the flowers and chives.  Drizzle over the dressing and serve.

Do you have any ideas where you can get the leaves mentioned in the recipe above?  Please post suggestions below.

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2 Responses to Smoked Chicken Spring Salad with foraged woodland leaves and flowers

  1. Great recipe! Pwll yr Wrach nr Talgarth good place for wild garlic. A very peaceful Nature Reserve too, aslo recommend a trip to Talgarth Mill afterwards.

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