Warm broccoli and chicken Asian rice salad


Warm broccoli and chicken Asian rice salad

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

What You’ll need:

400g broccoli divided into small florets
150g brown rice
2 large chicken breasts cooked
1tbsp sesame oil
4 shallots finely sliced
2 red chillies finely sliced
2 garlic cloves sliced
3 tbsp light soy sauce
Leaves from 3-4 sprigs mint

What to do:

1. In a pan of boiling water simmer the broccoli for 5 minutes until tender then drain and set aside keeping it warm. Cook the rice according to the pack instructions. While it’s cooking tear the chicken into strips.

2. To make the dressing heat the oil in a pan and gently cook the shallots, garlic and chilli for 2-3 minutes until they are nicely soft but not brown. Add the soy sauce, mint and chicken and warm through.

3. In a serving dish combine the broccoli, rice and chicken mixing well. Scatter a few extra mint leaves on top.

Why not try:

For a veggie version replace the chicken with roasted cashew nuts.