Spiced Chicken With Lemongrass Scented Lentil Salad

Spiced Chicken With Lemongrass Scented Lentil Salad

Ready in 35 minutes Serves 1
This dish most recently appeared in Fresh Start Lite 5 on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

If you’re able too, you can marinate chicken from earlier in the day to intensify the flavour and tenderness of the chicken.


Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 pack lean chicken breast steaks
  • 1 pack chicken spice
  • 1 Tbsp yoghurt

Lentil Salad

  • ½ punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ capsicum, diced 1cm
  • ½ bunch coriander, chopped
  • 1 pack coconut dressing
  • ½ can lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbsp yoghurt
  • ½ bag baby spinach
  • 1 carrot, peeled into ribbons or grated

To Serve

  • ¼ avocado, diced 1cm
  • 1 pack spiced peanut crumble

Steps

  1. Preheat BBQ grill or hot plate to medium-high (if using).
  2. Marinate chicken. Toss chicken with chicken spice, yoghurt and ½ tsp salt in a bowl.
  3. Prep lentil salad. Add all lentil salad ingredients to a bowl and toss well to combine. Season.
  4. Cook chicken. Heat ¾ tsp oil in a non-stick frypan on medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 3-5 minutes each side (depending on thickness), or until cooked through. Alternatively, cook on BBQ. Rest, covereds before slicing thickly, reserving any resting juices.
  5. Prep avocado
  6. Serve lentil salad topped with chicken, avocado and spiced peanut crumble.

Nutritional Information

Energy 1763 kj
421 kcal
Protein 42.2g
Carbohydrate 17.5g
Fat 19.0g