To celebrate World Diabetes Day we’ve found a great recipe on the Diabetes Australia website. This Smoked Salmon and Chicken Salad Platter is fresh and light and really easy to put together!

World Diabetes day is on 14th November each year. Diabetes is a serious and chronic condition affecting the entire body, and whilst there is no cure, sufferers can live an enjoyable life with education and effective management. If you’d like to learn more or get involved please visit the Diabetes Australia website.

World Diabetes Day Recipe – Smoked Salmon and Chicken Salad Platter

Serves – 6
Prep Time – 10 mins
Cook Time – 30 mins
Nutrition per serve-
Energy – 1087kj
Protein – 19.8g
Total fat – 11.8g (Saturated fat 2.8g)
Carbohydrate – 15.1g
Fibre – 5.6g
Sodium – 423.3mg

Ingredients –

125g smoked salmon, cut or torn into pieces
200g cooked chicken breast, no skin, cut or torn into pieces
300g baked and cooked orange sweet potato, cut into 2 cm cubes
1 medium endive (witlof) or 100g baby spinach, washed and drained
60g rocket, washed and drained
60g sourdough bread
2 tablespoon extra light spreadable cream cheese
1 large avocado, cut into cubes or slices
½ small red (Spanish) onion, sliced
3 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
1 ½ tablespoon reduced fat plain Greek style yoghurt
3 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon baby capers
1 lemon, cut into wedges



  1. Arrange endive or spinach and rocket on a platter.
  2. Top with avocado and orange sweet potato cubes, then slices of red onion.
  3. Toast the sourdough and allow to cool. Spread with the extra light spreadable cream cheese. Cut into 2cm squares and sprinkle over the salad.
  4. Arrange the smoked salmon and chicken on top.
  5. Whisk together the white balsamic vinegar, reduced fat plain Greek style yoghurt and lemon juice in a small bowl. Drizzle over the salad.
  6. Sprinkle the capers over the salad.
  7. Serve with the lemon wedges.

Notes –

If you don’t like smoked salmon, replace it with more chicken or replace with a baked salmon fillet, cooled and cut up.

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