Herbed Chicken with Summery Potato Salad

Full of gorgeous summer flavours that will leave you wanting more!

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Herbed Chicken with Summery Potato Salad

This dish most recently appeared in My Family Food Bag on Sunday, February 26, 2017.


  • 600g baby potatoes, cut into halves or quarters so they are all roughly the same size
  • 1 corn cob, husk and silk removed
  • ½ telegraph cucumber *
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 spring onion
  • 25g sliced almonds


  • 550g chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme leaves *
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves and stalks
  • 1 teaspoon runny honey
  • ½ teaspoon mustard (e.g. Dijon, wholegrain)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar (e.g. white wine, red wine)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves and stalks *
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Preheat BBQ grill or hot plate to medium (if using).
  • 1 Cook potatoes in pot of boiling water for about 10 minutes, until just tender but not soft. While potatoes cook, stand corn cob on its end on a chopping board and use a sharp knife to slice down to remove kernels. Add kernels to pot for final minute of cook time. Drain well, return to pot and set aside.
  • 2 While potatoes cook, pat chicken dry with paper towels and cut into steaks. To do this, place your hand flat on top of chicken breast and use a sharp knife to slice through horizontally to make 2 thin steaks. Place all herbed chicken ingredients (except chicken) into a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  • 3 Add chicken to bowl with herb mixture and toss to coat well. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large fry-pan on medium heat. Cook chicken for 2–3 minutes each side (depending on thickness), until just cooked through.
  • 4 Remove and set aside, covered in foil, to rest for 5 minutes. While chicken is cooking, prepare remaining salad veggie. Slice cucumber in half lengthways and dice 1-2cm; remove core and seeds from capsicum and finely dice; finely slice spring onion.
  • 5 Add all remaining summery potato salad ingredients to pot with drained potatoes and corn. Mix all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Gently toss dressing through potato salad and season to taste with salt and pepper. Slice chicken thickly.
  • To serve, divide summery potato salad between plates and top with herbed chicken.
  • SERVES 4-5

Nutritional Information

  • Energy: 1899 kj / 454 kcal
  • Protein: 31.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 28.5g
  • Fat: 23.7g


  • Pantry staple
  • * Shared ingredient with another recipe

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