Vietnamese-style poached chicken salad

Try this step-by-step recipe for a tasty and low fat chicken salad.

Each serving provides 442kcal, 59g protein, 19g carbohydrate (of which 19g sugars), 13g fat (of which 3g saturates), 6g fibre and 4.8g salt.

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For the chicken

For the salad

  • 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded, then cut into long strips
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 3 stalks celery, cut into long fine strips
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into long fine strips
  • ΒΌ crisp white cabbage, thinly shredded
  • a large handful fresh whole coriander leaves
  • a large handful fresh whole mint leaves
  • 4-6 whole lettuce leaves, such as Little Gem, Cos or Webb's Wonder
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the lime and chilli dressing