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Shredded Chicken Salad Recipe

Shredded Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 1 chicken breast, poached, then shredded into thin strips
    • 150 g (3 cups) thinly sliced cabbage (preferably a mixture of white and red cabbage)
    • 100 g (1 cup) grated or thinly shredded carrot
    • 20 g (1/2 cup) thinly sliced mint leaves
    • 2 stalks lemongrass, tender inner part of bottom third only, finely minced
    • 10 g (1/4 cup) thinly sliced Vietnamese mint (laksa leaves)
    • 3 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts
    • 12 g (1/4 cup) thinly sliced coriander leaves
    • 1 bag crisp prawn crackers or potato chips

Dressing :

    • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 2–3 red bird’s-eye chilies, finely minced
    • 4 tablespoons lime juice

Method :

    1. Combine all the Dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir to mix well.
    2. Combine the chicken, cabbage, carrot, lemongrass, mint leaves and Vietnamese mint in a large bowl and toss gently with the Dressing until well mixed. Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with the roasted peanuts and coriander leaves. Serve the salad with prawn crackers or potato chips on the side.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 15 mins