Chicken fattoush

This healthy Middle Eastern salad topped with sumac-sprinkled pitta bread is a quick and easy lunch or supper

  • Prep:15 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 313
  • fat 11g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 30g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 21g
  • salt 0.7g


  • juice 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Cos lettuce, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped into chunks
  • small pack flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, chopped into chunks
  • 200g pack cooked chicken pieces (or leftover cooked chicken)
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 2 pitta breads
  • 1-2 tsp ground sumac


  1. Pour the lemon juice into a large bowl and whisk while you slowly add the oil. When all the oil has been added and the mixture starts to thicken, season.

  2. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, parsley, cucumber, chicken pieces and spring onions, and stir well to coat the salad in the dressing.

  3. Put the pitta breads in the toaster until crisp and golden, then chop into chunks. Scatter the toasted pitta pieces over the salad and sprinkle over the sumac. Serve straight away.

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