Nectarine and Smoked Chicken Lunch Box

Jenny Morris, Nectarines

My children loved a salad for their school lunch instead of boring sandwiches. Pack this delicious salad for the whole family.


  • Serves 4


  • 1 cup cooked Bulgar wheat
  • zest 1 yellow lemon
  • 2 Tbsp chopped mint
  • 1 cup cucumber, chopped or thinly sliced
  • 2 large firm nectarines stone removed and chopped
  • 300 g chopped smoked chicken breast
  • 30 g toasted almonds chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Stir together and season to taste.


  1. Place all the ingredients together in a bowl, season with salt and pepper and lightly toss together, add the dressing and stir together gently.
  2. Divide into 4 portions and pack into lunch boxes.