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Greek Grain, Chicken and Golden Halloumi Salad

Greek Grain, Chicken and Golden Halloumi Salad

with Fig Dressing

Leave it to halloumi to get us thinking about dinner all day! This squeaky, salty cheese is an all-time fave in the HelloFresh kitchen. Here, we've paired halloumi with chicken breasts, tender farro, sweet tomatoes and a light and sweet dressing.

Quick Prep

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes


serving amount

1 unit(s)

Halloumi Cheese

(Contains Milk)

170 g

Beefsteak Tomato

½ cup


(Contains Wheat)

1 tbsp

Red Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

28 g

Baby Spinach

56 g

Red Onion

30 g

Mixed Olives

(Contains Sulphites)

2 tbsp

Fig Spread

1 unit(s)

Ciabatta Roll

(Contains Barley, Wheat)

2 unit(s)

Chicken Breasts

Not included in your delivery

1.5 tbsp


0.31 tsp


0.06 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories860 kcal
Fat33 g
Saturated Fat22 g
Carbohydrate72 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein72 g
Cholesterol157 mg
Sodium1690 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Paper Towel
Large Bowl
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan


Cook farro

Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add farro, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) salt and 3 cups (6 cups) water to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered, until farro is tender, 16-18 min. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.


Meanwhile, cut tomato into 1/4-inch pieces.Peel, then cut half the onion into 1/4-inch pieces (whole onion for 4 ppl). Roughly chop olives. Roughly chop spinach. Cut halloumi into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Rinse in cold water, then pat dry with paper towels.Halve ciabatta.

Make dressing and bake chicken

Whisk together onions, fig spread, vinegar, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) water and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil in a large bowl. Pat chicken dry with paper towels, then season with salt and pepper. Heat a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then chicken. Pan fry on one side until golden, 6-7 min. Flip, then cover and continue cooking, until cooked through, 6-7 min.**

Toast ciabatta and assemble salad

Using a toaster or toaster oven, toast ciabatta until golden, 2-3 min. Tear ciabatta into bite-sized pieces. Add farro, ciabatta, tomatoes and spinach to the bowl with dressing. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.

Cook halloumi

Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil, then halloumi. (NOTE: Don't overcrowd the pan; cook halloumi in 2 batches for 4 ppl, using 1/2 tbsp oil per batch.) Cook until golden-brown, 1-2 min per side.

Finish and serve

Thinly slice chicken.Divide salad between plates, then top with halloumi and chicken. Sprinkle olives over top.