Coconut chicken slaw

This delicious salad recipe is full of fresh flavours and colours.  All the ingredients can be prepared ahead of time and mixed quickly for a stress-free meal time.  This recipe has been adapted from a version found on ilovecoconutcream.com .

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch

Method

Chicken

  1. Place chicken, coconut cream, ginger, garlic and fish sauce into a small saucepan and heat slowly with the lid on top
  2. Cook slowly until chicken is cooked through
  3. Take off heat and allow to cool
  4. Once cool, shred the chicken into bite sized pieces
  5. Keep refrigerated with the cooking liquid

Salad

  1. Marinate the red onion in the vinegar for 30 minutes or more
  2. When ready to serve mix together all of the ingredients, including the marinated onion, chicken and cooking liquid from the chicken
  •  
    Coconut chicken
  • 500 g
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • ¼ cup
    coconut cream
  • 1 tsp
    ginger, crushed
  • 2 cloves
    , crushed
  • 1 tsp
    fish sauce, (optional)
  •  
    Salad
  • ½ 
    red onion, sliced
  • 2 tsp
    vinegar
  • ¼ 
    cabbage, finely shredded
  • carrot, finely sliced
  • ½ cup
    fresh coriander, chopped
  • ¼ cup
    fresh mint, chopped
  • 3 tbsp
    lemon or lime juice
  • 1 clove
    , crushed
  • 1 tsp
    ginger, crushed
Per serve
  • Energy
    769kJ
  • Total Fat
    41.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    2.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    5.2g
  • Sugars
    4.6g
  • Total Fat
    2.9g
  • Sodium
    116mg

Method

Chicken

  1. Place chicken, coconut cream, ginger, garlic and fish sauce into a small saucepan and heat slowly with the lid on top
  2. Cook slowly until chicken is cooked through
  3. Take off heat and allow to cool
  4. Once cool, shred the chicken into bite sized pieces
  5. Keep refrigerated with the cooking liquid

Salad

  1. Marinate the red onion in the vinegar for 30 minutes or more
  2. When ready to serve mix together all of the ingredients, including the marinated onion, chicken and cooking liquid from the chicken