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ALDI’S BERRY DELICIOUS STRAWBERRY-INSPIRED RECIPES FOR THIS SUMMER!

Whether you’re going strawberry picking or picking up a punnet at your local supermarket, Aldi has an array of strawberry-filled recipes. Helping to support British strawberry growers throughout summer. Aldi is sharing tips and tricks so you can transform the sweet fruit into something even more delicious. From savoury salads to beautiful brochettes, grab a punnet (500g) from your local store for just £1.49 and get creative. 

Aldi’s Strawberry and Chicken Salad

Aldi's Strawberry and Chicken Salad Recipe

Be daring this week with Aldi’s alternative salad recipe. Accompany some fresh grilled chicken, crunchy spinach leaves, avocado and a sprinkling of feta with a handful of chopped strawberries and watch the flavours explode on your palette. The strawberries offer a sweet and sharp edge, bringing the rest of the ingredients to life, making this savoury sensation the perfect lunchtime dish.

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Ingredients

400g Fresh Scottish Strawberries

1 x 375g pack Scottish Mini Chicken Fillets

100g Scottish Vintage Cheddar

Romaine lettuce heart

80g Watercress or Spinach leaves

2 Avocados

4 sticks Celery

1 x 150g pack Sweet Mini Peppers

½ Cucumber

Juice ½ Lemon

15ml Balsamic Vinegar

Pinch Chilli Powder

Sea Salt and Black Pepper

50ml Olive Oil, plus a little extra for frying

Method

Wash, hull and chop 100g strawberries.

Put them into a food processor along with the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and the chilli powder.

Season with a little salt and some black pepper, then process until smooth.

Wash the lettuce – dry and shred.

In a large salad bowl add the lettuce along with the watercress or spinach.

Wipe the celery, chop and add to the salad.

Slice the cucumber and add to the salad.

Cut the peppers in half lengthways, remove any seeds, slice and add to the salad.

Cut the avocado in half lengthways, remove the stone, scoop out the flesh and slice, then gently toss with the salad.

Wash, hull and slice the remaining strawberries and add these.

Sauté the chicken strips in a frying pan in some olive oil until cooked through.

Crumble the cheese.

Add the warm chicken strips and the crumbled cheese.

Drizzle over the dressing and serve.

Aldi’s Grilled Honey Strawberry Brochettes with White Chocolate Cream

Aldi's Grilled Honey Strawberry Brochettes with White Chocolate Cream

Next on the agenda has to be Aldi’s Strawberry Brochettes. Grill some strawberry halves in a coating of honey, making the sweet fruit even sweeter, and dip in a pool of melted white chocolate cream to make each mouthful even more glorious. Syrupy sweet, as well as light and refreshing, this dessert is the perfect way to fulfil your sugary needs on a warm summer’s afternoon. Share with friends and family for an even more enjoyable experience! 

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1 x 227g Punnet strawberries

4 x teaspoons Grandessa honey

100g Choceur white chocolate

100ml British single cream

4 x wooden skewers

Method

Break up the chocolate and put in a small glass bowl along with the cream.

Put the bowl over a pan of boiling water, making sure the bottom of the glass does not touch the water, stir till the chocolate has melted, then remove the bowl from the pan and allow to cool.

Cut the strawberries in half if they are large, then wash well and divide them between the four skewers.

Preheat the grill to high.

Put the 4 skewers on a baking tray lined with tin foil.

Brush over the honey.

Grill for about 7 mins, till they are just browning.

Serve alongside the white chocolate sauce.

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For more information, please contact the Aldi Consumer Press Office on:

T: +44 207 693 6995 or E: aldi@welcometofrank.com

Notes to editors:

Aldi is Britain’s fifth largest supermarket with 880 stores and more than 34,000 employees.

Aldi is attracting hundreds of thousands of new customers every year with its range of exclusive brands, passing low operating costs on to customers in the form of low prices.

The supermarket believes in making every day amazing and that’s why every single day Aldi delivers on the best possible value for millions of families throughout the UK and Ireland across everything from award-winning fresh produce to world class gin.

Aldi won’t be beaten on price; consistently racks up award after award for quality; treats its suppliers with fairness and respect and recognises the responsibility of supporting valued institutions such as Team GB to demonstrate the importance of health and wellness. That’s Aldi. That’s everyday amazing. The reason they do this? Because Aldi believes that everyone should have access to fresh, healthy, affordable food…it’s a right, not a privilege.

 The company’s current achievements and initiatives include:

  • Aldi is the UK’s lowest priced supermarket. Research released by Which? showed that Aldi is 19% cheaper, on average, than the Big Four supermarkets. It tracked the price of more than a hundred items at the UK’s eight biggest supermarkets throughout March 2020.
  • Aldi has a five-year partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust – its fundraising target of £5m will go towards helping the trust to reach out to every young person with cancer in the UK. 
  • Aldi’s rates of pay are significantly higher than the Government’s National Living Wage and also above the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended national rates. Store Assistants receive a minimum hourly rate of £9.40 nationally and £10.90 in London. 
  • Aldi is the official supermarket partner of Team GB and ensures every member of the team has access to fresh healthy Aldi food via monthly shopping vouchers, and that 1.2 million 5-14 year olds will learn about the benefits of cooking fresh, healthy food via its Get Set to Eat Fresh education initiative. Aldi has been a partner since 2015 and has extended its commitment to the 2024 Olympic games in Paris.
  • In June 2019, for the sixth consecutive year, Aldi was ranked the best-performing supermarket for compliance with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice, underlining its commitment to maintaining fair, predictable and sustainable prices within its supply chain.

Full details of Aldi’s awards and achievements are detailed at www.aldi.co.uk/awards

For more information, please contact the Aldi Press Office on:
T: 0207 479 0910 or alditeam@clarioncomms.co.uk

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