Low GI Foods And Recipes

October 14, 2007

Sunday Night’s Low Gi Chicken Recipe

Filed under: low gi recipes — Tags: , — ctbaird @ 4:36 pm

Unfortunately the Low G.I. Chicken & Ratatouille Wraps with Sweet Potato Mash is no longer available so  thought you might like to try this one, it’s super quick, super easy and popular with my family.

Chicken, baby spinach and beetroot salad

By Lucy Nunes
Serving size: Serves 4
Cuisine type: Modern Australian
Cooking time: Less than 15 minutes
Special options: Egg free, Gluten free, Heart friendly, Low Carb, Low cholesterol, Low fat, Low GI, Nut free
Course: Entree, Lunch, Side dish
Favourite flavours: Chicken, Easy recipes, Salad
Chicken, baby spinach and beetroot salad
2 chicken breast fillets (see tip)
150g baby spinach
425g can baby beetroot, drained, halved
400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1 avocado, cut into 1cm cubes
¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
kJ 2290, fat 37g, sat fat 8g
1. Heat a lightly oiled frying pan on high. Cook chicken for 4 minutes each side, until browned and cooked through. Slice into strips.
2. Combine baby spinach, beetroot, chickpeas and avocado in a bowl. Top with chicken. Drizzle with combined oil and lemon juice and season to taste.
Tip: For a super-quick, no-cook version, buy half a barbecued chicken and slice or shred it to add to the salad.


  1. The link how to do it all doesn’t work.

    Comment by A User — July 15, 2008 @ 5:14 am

  2. Thanks for letting me know, don’t know what happened to that link can’t seem to find it anywhere, so have replaced the recipe with a new one, hope you like it.

    Comment by ctbaird — July 15, 2008 @ 7:39 am

  3. I’m having lunch with a friend who is on a low GI diet, and I have to bring the food. Your site has been an inspiration, thanks.

    Comment by Rosemary Gough — October 27, 2008 @ 11:24 pm

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