Thai chicken salad

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PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Thai chicken salad

Photo, Sian Richards.

Napa is a crisp, mild, easy-to-chop relative of green cabbage, a smart base for any salad or slaw.


Ingredients

  • 1 small rotisserie chicken
  • 4 cups thinly sliced napa cabbage
  • 1 large carrot , peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 mini cucumber , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp hot-chili-garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup crispy fried shallots

Instructions

  • REMOVE meat from chicken. Discard skin and bones. Shred chicken meat with 2 forks or your fingers. You will have about 3 cups. Combine chicken with cabbage, carrot, cucumber, cilantro and mint in a large bowl.
  • WHISK lime juice with brown sugar, chili-garlic sauce and fish sauce in a small bowl until sugar dissolves. Drizzle over salad. Toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with shallots.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 215,
  • Protein
  • 23 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 671 mg.
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