Lemon chicken with beans and basil

Lemon chicken with beans and basil
  • Serves icon Serves 2

Lemon juice gives a mouthwatering tang to this quick and easy chicken dish with beans and basil. For an oriental touch, try our cheat’s lemon chicken.

Ingredients

  • 410g can of cannellini beans
  • 2 cooked, skinless chicken breasts
  • Slices of roasted red pepper (taken from a jar or pack)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves

Method

  1. Drain and rinse can of cannellini beans and put into a bowl. Tear up chicken breasts and add to the beans with slices of roasted red pepper.
  2. Whisk lemon juice with extra-virgin olive oil and seasoning. Add to the salad.
  3. Add a handful of fresh basil leaves, toss well and divide between 2-3 bowls or plates to serve.

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