Camembert Chicken Salad

Pan-fried Camembert cheese with spiced chicken, fruits, and a mustard and honey dressing are delicious ingredients for a Camembert Chicken Salad.

preparation: 10 minutes

making: 15 minutes

total: 35 minutes

servings: 4 portions

nutrition: 568 calories per serving

cuisine: British


For Chicken

  • 2 chicken breast
  • 250g of camembert cheese
  • 30g dried cranberries
  • 100g red grapes
  • 20g sesame seeds
  • 80g mixed leaf salad
  • oil for greasing

For chicken seasoning

  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tsp hot paprika
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp dried garlic
  • salt, for taste
  • ground pepper, for taste

For Dressing

  • 3 tsp English mustard
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • 2 regular sandwich banquettes


All the ingredients on a tabletop are ready to make Camembert Chicken Salad

Let’s start quickly with dressing.

In a small bowl combine mustard, honey, olive oil and lemon juice and leave for later.

Frying seeds in a pan

Fry sesame seeds on a hot dry pan for a minute or two, then transfer into a bowl and set aside.

Diced chicken breast in a bowl with spices on the top

Wash the chicken breasts, drain and dice them into bite-size cubes. Place into a bowl.

Diced chicken breast mixed with spices in a bowl

Add seasonings (ground paprika, hot paprika, curry powder, dried garlic, salt and pepper) and mix them together so that every piece of chicken is covered.

Diced chicken frying in a pan

In a pan heat the oil, add the chicken and fry over medium-high heat for about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring all the time.

Meat needs to be well-fried on all sides.

Fried chicken dice covered in sesame seeds

When ready transfer into a bowl with sesame seeds and mix together to cover evenly.

In the meantime let’s prepare crusty bread.

Heat the oven to 200C.

Cut the baguettes into slices and place them on a baking tray.

Bake for about 6-8 minutes at 200C until brown and crunchy.

Camembert Cheese frying in a pan

Grease a small frying pan with oil and heat it. Place the Camembert cheese and fry it over medium-high heat on both sides for about 2 minutes each side.

Transfer Camembert to a chopping board and leave to set for a while, then cut into slices.

Let’s finish with salad.

Arrange mixed salad into two plates.

Add chicken and sliced Camembert cheese.

Halve grapes and scatter around with cranberries on a plate.

Drizzle with a dressing prepared at the beginning and your salad is ready!

Camembert Chicken Salad nicely arranged on a plates

Serve with crusty bread and enjoy!