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The OG Jennifer Aniston F.R.I.E.N.D.S Salad

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

If you're also a Rachel Green stan, then you would have definitely heard about this salad that the whole cast of F.R.I.E.N.D.S ate for lunch for 10 whole years! Following the Tik Tok FRIENDS salad trend, Jennifer Aniston herself gave the real recipe to her famous salad.

If you're a salad lover, and like to experiment with new recipes, this one is for you! We have added grilled chicken (optional) that you can add to your salad bowl to increase its protein content and make it a complete meal.



Iceberg lettuce or Kale, chopped - 1 bowl

Tomato, chopped - 1/2 bowl

Boiled chickpeas - 1/2 bowl

Salami - 1/2 bowl

Crunchy turkey bacon - 1/2 bowl

Parmesan cheese - 2 tbsp

Italian dressing - 2.5 tbsp


Chicken breast, boneless - 400 gms

Yogurt - 1 cup

Salt - To taste

Pepper - 1 tsp

Italian seasoning - 1 tbsp

Paprika powder - 1 tsp

Kashmiri chilli powder (for colour) - 1 tsp

Lemon - half

Olive oil - 3 tbsp

Onion, for garnish


Step 1 - Add yogurt, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, paprika powder, kashmiri chilli powder, lemon and olive oil.

Step 2 - Mix the marinade properly

Step 3 - Cut the chicken in smaller pieces (as desired). Add the chicken to the marinade and leave it in the fridge for 1 hour

While your chicken is marinating, let's start working on the salad!

Step 4 - Chop the lettuce. You can also other salad leaves like Kale or Arugula depending on your liking. Add chopped tomatoes.

Step 5 - Boil chickpeas. Cook the salami and turkey bacon on a pan till it is brown and then cut it in small squares.

Step 6 - Add the salami and turkey bacon to the mix followed by some parmesan cheese and Italian dressing.

Step 7 - Now grill the chicken on a pan or in the oven. Add chopped onions when serving.

Enjoy your salad with grilled chicken for your next meal and let us know your views!

**Note - Add the dressing to your salad just before serving it. If kept for long, the leaves can become soggy.

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