My Food in a minute

Sign up to Food in a Minute to create shopping lists, meal plans and more.

NOTE: You need to be logged in to use the buttons below. Please log in or sign up now.


  • 1 whole smoked chicken
  • 2 cups watermelon, skinned, seeded and cut in 2-3 cm cubes
  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed and blanched
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 large orange, peeled and cut into segments
  • ¾ cup Wattie's Bit on the Side Cracker Cranberry Sauce
  • 1 pack bagel crisps with rock salt
  • 1 lettuce, rinsed and dried (try a cos lettuce for a change)

  • Cranberry Dressing
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange zest


1. Pull the meat from the smoked chicken, discarding the skin and bones. Shred or cut into bite sized pieces.

2. In a large bowl, combine smoked chicken pieces, watermelon, asparagus, red onionand orange segments. Tear the lettuce leaves in 2-3 pieces.

3. For the dressing stir together the Wattie’s Bit on the Side Cracker Cranberry Sauce with the olive oil, white wine vinegar, ginger and orange rind.

4. Pour the cranberry dressing over the salad and scatter over bagel crisps with rock salt, and toss gently to mix. Serve the salad immediately after dressing.


When asparagus are out of season, use blanched beans, sugarsnap peas or mangetout.

Rate and Review

4 Ratings Bagel Crisps and Cranberry Chicken Salad

Reviews (4)

Katrina's Review | Rating

This has to be one of the nicest salads I've ever made. People are surprised by the wonderful combination of flavours.

Mehernaz's Review | Rating

I find this salad heavenly to eat during summer months. My friends love it, when I take it along to barbecues. The delicious mix of sweet & sour, smooth & crisp is irresistible.

Sharon's Review | Rating

brilliant to take for a team work lunch. Lots of good comments

Cheryl's Rating