Chinese white-cut chicken salad

Chinese white-cut chicken salad


A light and fragrant dish of crisp veg and delicate poached chicken that can be served with brown rice for a heartier meal.

The ingredient of Chinese white-cut chicken salad

  1. 3 x 180g chicken breast fillets
  2. 4 spring onions, white part chopped, green part thinly sliced lengthways
  3. 3cm piece ginger, sliced
  4. 2 star anise
  5. 1 cinnamon quill
  6. 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  7. 1/3 cup (80ml) rice vinegar
  8. 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  9. 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks
  10. 1/3 cup (40g) goji berries
  11. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  12. 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  13. 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  14. 1 cup coriander leaves
  15. 100g snow peas, thinly sliced, blanched, drained

The instruction how to make Chinese white-cut chicken salad

  1. Place chicken, white spring onion, ginger, anise and cinnamon in a saucepan. Cover with cold, salted water, bring to a simmer over medium heat, then cook, skimming surface, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stand, covered, for 30 minutes or until cooked through. Remove chicken, discarding liquid, and cool.
  2. Meanwhile, combine sugar, vinegar, chilli, carrot and berries, then stand for 30 minutes to pickle. Drain, reserving liquid.
  3. Whisk olive oil, sesame oil, seeds and 2 tablespoons reserved pickling liquid, then season. Shred chicken and toss with green spring onion, coriander, berry mixture, snow peas and dressing.

Nutritions of Chinese white-cut chicken salad

fatContent: 288.234 calories
saturatedFatContent: 13.6 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 0.9 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 12.1 grams carbohydrates
cholesterolContent: 28.2 grams protein
sodiumContent: 68 milligrams cholesterol

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