Minced chicken salad with coriander recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 260 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Firstly, blitz the lemongrass, garlic, chili, ginger and lime leaves together. Then take out of the blender, and add the chickenand blitz into small pieces

Heat up the oil and add the blitzed aromatics, and then the chicken, cook for 5 minutes, then add the fish sauce, a squeeze of grapefruit and lime juice, sugar and season

Continue cooking for 5 minutes add the onion, cook for another minute or until the chicken is cooked through, with no pink showing, then take off the heat and cool

Finally mix in the herbs and the grapefruit segments, then serve with the little gem leaves to scoop up.

This dish can also be served with coconut rice to make it a more substantial meal.

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  • Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 4 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass
  • 1" inch piece of ginger
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, stalks removed (optional)
  • 2tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1tbsp fish sauce
  • 1tsp caster sugar
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 pink grapefruit (one for juice and one for segments)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Small handful of fresh mint
  • Small handful fresh coriander
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, to serve
  • Energy 1100kj 260kcal 13%
  • Fat 8g 11%
  • Saturates 1g 5%
  • Sugars 10g 11%
  • Salt 0.8g 13%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.2g Protein 38.2g Fibre 2.8g


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