Full ingredients list:
1 flour tortilla, wholemeal
75g cooked lean chicken
2 spring onions, chopped
4 leaves little gem or baby cos lettuce
2 radishes, sliced
2 peppadew peppers, chopped
1/3 cup canned red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
2 tablespoons fresh coriander
1/4 ripe avocado, diced (see tip)
2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
pinch of chilli flakes
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1Preheat oven to 200°C. To make tortilla basket, microwave tortilla for 20 seconds then push into a small ovenproof bowl. Line tortilla with tinfoil then cook in oven for 5 minutes until crisp. Cool slightly before removing from dish.
Step 2Mix all salad ingredients together. Mix dressing ingredients together and use to coat salad. Spoon mixture into tortilla bowl to fill. Serve any extra on the side. Garnish with fresh coriander.
Make it gluten free: Use a gluten-free maize tortilla instead of a flour tortilla.
Use the remaining avocado to make a dip by mixing with low-fat yoghurt, a squeeze of lemon juice and a sprinkling of chilli powder. Chill or place in the freezer.
About this recipe
First published: January 2015