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Salad with Sous Vide Chicken Recipe

Right now we are getting lots of spring veggies popping up in our garden and in markets around us. I wanted to do a simple salad to highlight the flavors of our veggies. I also added some sous vide chicken to help make it more filling.



I used a spicy vindaloo seasoning on the sous vide chicken to give it some bite and help flavor the salad. I cooked it for a few hours at 141°F (60.5°C) then grilled it for a few minutes to get the crust on it. For the dressing I used a simple white wine vinaigrette.

You can use anything in the salad you want but here I used lettuce and radishes from the garden and some yellow peppers for color and crunch. I also tossed on fresh blueberries since they are in season and I can't get enough of them. I also topped it with roasted seeds for texture and saltiness.

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Salad with Sous Vide Chicken

  • Published: June 10, 2011
  • By Jason Logsdon
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 3 or up to 5 Hours
  • Cooks: 141°F (60.5°C) for 2 to 4 hours
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients for Salad with Sous Vide Chicken

  • For the Sous Vide Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons vindaloo seasoning or other spice mixture
  • Salt and pepper
  • For the Salad

  • 4 plates of mixed lettuce
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into slices
  • 6 to 8 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup roasted seeds or sunflower seeds
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

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Cooking Instructions for Salad with Sous Vide Chicken

For the Sous Vide Chicken

At least 3 to 5 hours before serving

Preheat the water bath to 141°F (60.5°C).

Salt and pepper the chicken and sprinkle with about 1 tablespoon of the spice mixture. Add to the sous vide pouches, seal, and place in the water bath. Cook the chicken for 2 to 4 hours.

For more information on the cooking times you can read my detailed article which addresses why is there a range in sous vide cooking times.

To Finish

Preheat a grill to high heat.

Take the sous vide chicken out of the pouches and pat dry. Liberally sprinkle with the remaining spice mixture and let sit for a few minutes. Sear them on a very hot grill for 1 to 2 minutes per side. Remove from the heat.

To make the vinaigrette combine the vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Then slowly whisk in the olive oil.

To Assemble

To serve, place the greens in individual bowls or on plates. Top with the bell pepper, radishes, and blue berries. Add the chicken and spoon the vinaigrette on top. Add the roasted seeds and serve.

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Salad with Sous Vide Chicken Recipe

PT2H 4 People Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 3 tablespoons vindaloo seasoning or other spice mixture 4 plates of mixed lettuce 1 yellow pepper cut into slices 6-8 radishes thinly sliced ½ cup blueberries ¼ cup roasted seeds or sunflower seeds 4-6 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
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Jason logsdon headshot This article is by me, Jason Logsdon. I'm a passionate home cook who loves to try new things, especially when it comes to cooking. I've explored everything from sous vide and whipping siphons to pressure cookers and blow torches; created foams, gels and spheres; made barrel aged cocktails and brewed beer. I have also written 10 cookbooks on modernist cooking and sous vide and I run the AmazingFoodMadeEasy.com website.