|Persian rice salad|
To Prep 0:10
To Cook 0:15
500g skinless chicken breast fillets, trimmed of any fat
750ml reduced-salt chicken stock
1 cup SunRice Basmati Rice
1/2 cup mint leaves
2 cups mixed salad leaves
10 fresh dates, pitted, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
Bring 1L water to the boil in a pan and add chicken. Return to the boil and poach for 10-12 minutes until cooked through. Leave to cool in the liquid for 5 minutes. Remove and slice thinly.
Meanwhile, combine the stock with 1 cup (250ml) water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the rice and simmer over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes until tender. Drain (if necessary) and fluff with a fork.
Combine the chicken, rice, mint, salad leaves and dates in a bowl.
Combine cinnamon and lemon juice in a small bowl, add to the rice mixture and toss to coat. Serve warm.
Fat saturated 1.00g
Fat Total 3.00g
Carbohydrate sugars 18.00g
Carbohydrate Total 59.00g
Dietary Fibre 3.00g
delicious. – September 2005 , Page 159
Recipe by Nancy Duran
Photography by Petrina Tinslay