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Coriander Chicken Salad

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Salads, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 146g / 5.1ozCoriander - chopped
3   Scallions - (including tops), minced
2   Chicken breasts - boneless
3 tablespoons 45mlButter or margarine
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozSesame seeds - toasted
  Garlic clove - minced
1/2   Iceberg lettuce - shredded
  Sesame Dressing
1 tablespoon 15mlDry mustard
1 tablespoon 15ml- water
1/2 cup 118mlSesame oil
1/2 cup 118mlSalad oil
1/4 cup 59mlSoy sauce
3 teaspoons 15mlSugar
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlChinese 5-spice powder

Recipe Instructions

Cut chicken into strips (optional: soak in soy sauce for one hour). Fry chicken in butter and garlic until brown. Reduce heat and simmer until done. Cool in the refrigerator.

Toss cooled chicken with coriander, sesame seeds and scallions. Toss in sesame dressing (see below). Serve over a bed of shredded lettuce.

DRESSING: Make a paste of mustard and water. Blend in other ingredients until homogeneous. Optional: let dressing sit at room temperature over night to get well-blended mixture (but it tastes fine freshly made, too)

Jeff Smith


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