Escoveitch Chicken Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Walkerswood Caribbean Kitchen

By Virginia Burke

Published 2001

  • About

This dish can be prepared ahead and is a perfect use for leftover chicken. If you like, the pickled chicken also makes a delicious sandwich filling with the addition of a little mayonnaise. Otherwise it is a very low fat meal and simple to make.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
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Preheat the grill to hot. Season the chicken breasts with thyme, salt and pepper. Brush with oil. Grill until cooked through (juices will run clear when the thickest part is pierced with a skewer).

When chicken is cool, cut into strips. Pour the warm Escoveitch sauce over chicken and chill, leaving to marinate for 10 minutes or more.

Prepare a salad platter of lettuce and waterc