Gwyneth’s Chinese chicken salad

Prep 20 min
Total 1 hour
Makes 2 Servings

Try this crunchy, refreshing salad. Packed with protein and Asian flavours, it’s as tasty as it is pretty.

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Ingredients

4 pieces
fresh ginger, coin-sized
2
garlic cloves, crushed
6
green onions, 2 crushed and 4 cut into matchsticks
1
small star anise
1 tsp
4 cups
2
skinless, bone-in chicken breasts
1
romaine heart, finely shredded
2 heads
endive, finely shredded
handful
snow peas, cut into matchsticks
3 tbsp
coarsely chopped cilantro
1/4 tsp
minced red chili (optional), optional
1/8 tsp
toasted black sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Combine ginger with garlic, 2 crushed green onions, star anise and five-spice powder with water in a large pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 5 min. Set a steamer above the mixture and steam the chicken breasts for 45 min. Set the chicken aside until its cool enough to handle, then shred the meat with your fingers, discarding bones.
  • Combine chicken with remaining 4 sliced green onions, romaine, endive, snow peas, carrot, cilantro, chili and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Toss with as much Chinese Chicken Salad Dressing as you like.

Try this crunchy, refreshing salad. Packed with protein and Asian flavours, it’s as tasty as it is pretty. Serve with Chinese chicken salad dressing.

Nutrition

Calories 222
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrates 10 g
Fat 3 g
Fibre 5 g
Sodium 121 mg
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Issue: May 2013

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Photo credit: Gwyneth's Chinese chicken salad recipe Photo by Ditte Isager

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2 comments on “Gwyneth’s Chinese chicken salad

  1. In “Instructions”, the recipe should say “add chicken breasts” to pot with the spices and bring to boil? I’m assuming you add the chicken to the pot because the recipe goes on to say “set chicken aside until it’s cool enough to handle”.

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  2. Why don’t you have a “print” icon that allows printing of a single page. This is the main COMPLAINT I have about your website! Please FIX IT!!!

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