Herby rice salad with grilled chicken and kalettes
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
¹/³ cup brown rice
1 cup finely sliced fresh mint leaves
1 cup fresh coriander or Vietnamese mint
1 spring onion, finely sliced
2 kaffir lime leaves, very thinly sliced
1 tablespoon coconut threads, toasted
½ cup finely sliced green beans
1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, very finely sliced
300g bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
2 teaspoons reduced-salt soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic-infused oil
2 cups quartered kalettes or halved Brussels sprouts
chilli sauce, to serve (optional)
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 10g
1 Cook rice following packet instructions. When cooked, transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool. Combine rice with next 7 ingredients.
2 Preheat oven to 200°C. Place chicken on a lined baking dish. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce and garlic oil and rub over chicken. Cook chicken for 25-30 minutes, until cooked through.
3 Spray a pan with oil and set over a medium-high heat. Stir-fry kalettes until tender but still green. Serve chicken with rice salad, kalettes and chilli sauce, if using.
Make it gluten free: Check soy and chilli sauces are gluten free.
If you can’t find kalettes, use Brussels sprouts, silver beet or other greens.
NOTE: If you have a nut allergy and are using packaged goods in recipes, please check the allergen warning on the packet regarding nuts.
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