Chicken Nicoise

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Total Time
35mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
20 mins

This was a recipe that I found in out Sunday supplement I've not made it yet but I think it would be nice for a leisurely lunch on a sunny day with a nice cold glass of wine. Posted for ZWT#6 2010

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. cook the green beans in boiling water for two minutes drain and refresh under running cold water.
  2. Boil the eggs for 8 minutes drain and leave under running water for 2 minutes peel away the shells and half the eggs.
  3. Tear the chicken and lettuce into chunky pieces and place in a bowl with the beans, eggs, olives and tomatoes, and mix together carefully.
  4. Whisk the balsamic vinegar, oil and mustard together and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  5. Drizzle over the salad and mix gently together. Sprinkle over the parsley, and serve.
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5 5

I made this a couple of days after Christmas and loved every bite of it but, somehow, totally forgot to review it. I made a half recipe and it came out a perfect 2 serving size. For the oliver I used the Linsey Brand jumbo blacks that were Christmas leftovers like the chicken was. The flavors all pair beautifully and the "tomatoes on the Vine" that I used were almost as good as summer's tomatoes. The dressing is wonderful and would be great on almost anything, I loved that it wasn't sweetened at all. This will be showing up again as a perfect summer dinner.