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Chicken & Spiralised Butternut Squash Salad With Sesame Dressing

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50 min

Preparation time

15 min

Cooking time

2

Serves

Using authentic Thai flavours to both marinate your meat and dress your salad, this flavoursome dish is something special.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp [Red Curry Paste]
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower Oil.
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt.
  • Squeeze of Lime Juice.
  • 200g free range skinless chicken breast.
  • 2 tsp Sunflower Oil.
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil.
  • ½ tsp [Fish Sauce]
  • 3 tsp fresh Lime juice.
  • ½ tsp [Palm Sugar]
  • ½ tsp finely chopped fresh red chilli.
  • ½ tsp [Thai Basil] leaves shredded.
  • 1 small butternut squash – peeled and spiralized on a fine setting.
  • Small handful Pine nuts – toasted.
  • 1 medium red chilli – deseeded and sliced.
  • 4 small tomatoes – quartered.

Steps for cooking

  • 1.In a medium sized bowl mix together the curry paste,sunflower oil,sea salt and squeeze of lime juice.
  • 2. Add the chicken breasts and coat well. Cover and leave to marinade for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
  • 3. In a small bowl mix the 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil,sesame oil,fish sauce,lime juice,palm sugar,finely chopped red chilli and basil leaves. Mix until the sugar has dissolved and set aside.
  • 4. On a barbeque or under a medium grill cook your chicken breast turning regularly until it is cooked through but still moist and tender.
  • 5. Place on a plate,cover and set to one side.
  • 6. In a salad bowl place your spiralized butternut squash and dress well with most of the sesame salad dressing.
  • 7. Arrange this on your serving plate and sprinkle liberally with the pine nuts and sliced chilli. Arrange the tomatoes around the plate.
  • 8. Take your warm chicken and slice it into even slices on the diagonal. Arrange these slices on the butternut squash and sprinkle with the coriander leaves.
  • 9. Dress the entire plate in the remainder of the sesame dressing and serve immediately.

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Heat:

Vegetarian:

Gluten Free:

None

Mild

No

Yes

Chef’s Tips

Replace the spiralised butternut squash with any other spiralised vegetable of your choice.

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