Turkish Chicken Salad

This turkish chicken salad is my favourite chicken salad. It has has all the flavours you would expect in a turkish salad  with the pomegranate molasses and sumac chicken and it is served atop a smooth hummus with cucumbers, tomatoes and juicy pomegranate seeds. What’s not to like?

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turkish chicken salad

five great chicken salads for summer and beyond

Turkish Chicken Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
  • 1lb skinless chicken breast washed
  • 1 tsp aleppo chilli flakes or ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses (Gluten free versions are available)
  • Ingredients and recipe for the plain hummus here and top with 1 tsp Zataar. (Gluten free tahini is available)
  • Seeds from half a pomegranate
  • ¼ cucumber sliced finely
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 pack dried beetroot crisps (optional)
  1. Marinade the chicken in all the ingredients listed. Add the oil to a non stick pan and add the chicken. Cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes. Flip the chicken over and cook for a further ten minutes. Allow to rest for 5 minutes and cut into strips.
  1. Make the hummus using this recipe (the plain one) and top with the zataar.
  1. In a bowl spread the hummus, top with the chicken and topping ingredients.





14 thoughts on “Turkish Chicken Salad

  1. Thank you for this recipe! I love that it is fresh, healthy & only takes half an hour, plus anything with pomegranate molasses is a winner with me 🙂

  2. I’ve always been fascinated by the Turkish cuisine, such a wide range of delicious dishes, l would love to try some more myself. Your salad has everything one could ask for, it’s healthy, filling, and so tasty. And colourful too.

  3. This recipe sound delicious! I love that you put all of these flavors together in one dish! I can’t find sumac in my local grocery store but I really want to use it in some recipes. Guess I’ll have to order it on line. Thanks of sharing!

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