Chicken and lime vermicelli

This delicious salad is full of so many wonderful flavours and colours. It can also be a meal on its own.

SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner

Watch our video to find out how to make the recipe.

Method

  1. Place vermicelli in a large heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand until just tender (about 5 to 10 minutes) and then drain.
  2. Combine vermicelli in a large bowl with carrots, spring onions, capsicum, herbs, garlic, chilli and chicken.
  3. Make the dressing by mixing together sweet chilli sauce and lemon juice.
  4. Pour dressing over the vermicelli and toss gently to combine.
  5. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tips

  • Try swapping the chicken for surimi (crab meat), ham, fish or any other cooked meat. 
  • Add any seasonal vegetables 
  • Swap ½ cup of fresh herbs for 2 Tbsp dried mixed herbs or parsley if fresh herbs are unavailable.
  • 250 g
    vermicelli noodles
  • 2 medium 
    carrots, thinly sliced
  • spring onions, thinly sliced
  • capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup
    fresh herbs (mint, parsley & coriander)
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 1/2 cups
    cooked chicken, skin removed, shredded
  • 1/4 cup
    sweet chilli sauce
  • 2-3 tbsp
    lime or lemon juice
Per serve
  • Energy
    753kJ
  • Total Fat
    3.4g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.0g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    9.9g
  • Sugars
    13.1g
  • Dietary Fibre
    2.6g
  • Sodium
    625mg
  • Protein
    22.9g