Asian-inspired shredded chicken salad

Serve as a light meal but it will be as good as a filling for a sandwich, wrap or in a toasted pita.
 
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Recipe from: 31 March 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    cup
    cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1
    cup
    shredded baby cabbage
  • 2
    spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2
    carrots, grated
  • 1
    cucumber, sliced into strips
  • 1/2
    cup
    roughly chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2
    cup
    roughly chopped fresh coriander or parsley
  • DRESSING:
  • 2
    Tbs
    lime juice
  • 2
    Tbs
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1
    Tbs
    chili sauce (like Sriracha)
  • 1
    clove garlic, mashed
  • 1
    Tbs
    sugar
  • 1
    Tbs
    fish sauce
  • 1
    Tbs
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 1
    Tbs
    sesame oil
  • TO SERVE:
  • 3
    Tbs
    roughly chopped peanuts
  • sliced chilli - optional
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk well until the sugar has dissolved.

Add the shredded chicken to the dressing, give it a good mix and let the chicken soak in the dressing while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Once the salad ingredients have been prepped, combine them in a bowl and top with the dressed chicken.

Toss the salad gently until combined, sprinkle with the peanuts and chilli and serve.

Reprinted with permission of Hein Stirred. To see more recipes, click here.

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