Lunch of the Week - Pulled Chicken

02 Dec 2015
Recipe

Ingredients


1 large skinless chicken supreme (bone in)

1/2 large ripe avocado

1 large handful fresh kale pulled off its stalks and washed

Winter lettuces:

3 leaves of butter lettuce

2 leaves of chicory

1 handful of lambs lettuce


2 limes - juice and zest

1 small handful coriander chopped

1small handful basil, chopped

1 tbsp toasted crushed peanuts, mixed with pinch of salt and 1tsp sugar

1tbsp crispy shallot

3 tbsp toasted seeds chia sunflower pumpkin etc

Black pepper


Dressing

1 lime juice

1tbsp soy

1tbsp fish sauce

1 heaped tbsp grated Palm sugar or 1 1/2 tbsp agave nectar

3 tbsp rapeseed oil



Method


Oven on 180 to heat
Bake the chicken supreme for 25 mins on a tray with a little water in the bottom.



Meanwhile zest and juice the lines, set both aside
Prepare the avocado by removing skin and pip and cubing the flesh. Dress with 1-2 tbsp lime juice. Cover and chill in the fridge.



Remove chicken and leave to cool.



Meanwhile cook the kale for three minutes in boiling water.



Drain well and pat dry with a dry cloth. Add a tsp of lime zest and black pepper while hot.



Prep the salad leaves - separate the butter lettuce and chicory into individual leaves by chopping off the bottoms of the lettuce heads.



Make the dressing - beat all the ingredients together in a small bowl.



Using a fork pull the chicken into thin flakes.
Add a tbsp of lime juice, half the chopped herbs and 2 tbsp of the dressing.



Toss the rest of the herbs, the kale, the lambs lettuce.



Lay the big lettuce leaves as buns and scoop the pulled chicken on top of them. Put the avocado on top of the kale salad. Top the dish with the peanuts, crispy shallot and the toasted seeds.

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