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Spiced Lime Chicken Salad Recipe

Spiced Lime Chicken Salad Recipe. A delicious and perfect chicken salad, which all ingredients used blends well and gives a complete balance and intense flavour.  So tasty and quick to make in case you don’t have much time, you can buy a cooked chicken and use the meat for this recipe.

SERVES 6

spiced lime chicken salad

Spiced Lime Chicken Salad Ingredients:

  • 6 breasts fillet, skinless and halves
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 2 carrots, peel into thin strips
  • 220g fresh asparagus, chopped
  • 220g sugar snap peas
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn

Dressing:

  • ¾ cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tsp. fresh chilli, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. Thai fish sauce
  • ½ tbsp. sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped

Cooking Instructions:

  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, warm the oil.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with cumin, add to the pan, and cook until well browned and cooked through, turning once, 10-15 minutes total.
  • Remove from the pan and cut into thick slices.
  • With a vegetable peeler, peel the carrots lengthwise into thin strips.
  • Place the carrot peel in a bowl of cold water and let stand until crisp, about 30 minutes.
  • In a small saucepan, boil the asparagus and sugar snap peas until just tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Drain and refresh in a bowl of ice water and drain again.
  • For the dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine the oil, lime zest and juice,cilantro, chilli, fish sauce, sugar, garlic and mint.
  • Shake well and set aside.
  • In a big bowl, combine the chicken with the vegetables, sprouts, bell pepper, lettuce and onion, and toss well.
  • Drizzle with the dressing just before serving.

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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2 comments

  1. This looks so delicious! I’m bookmarking your blog, so I can check out more recipes and hopefully make a few 🙂

  2. I have some leftover chicken for lunch tomorrow – this is the recipe I am going to use. Thanks!

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