Thai Garlic-lime Chicken Salad
Author: Ask Anna
  • 4 Chicken breasts
Freshly ground pepper

  • 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
2½ TBS cilantro, finely chopped

  • 1½ TBS Asian fish sauce
1 tsp brown sugar

  • ½ tsp chili powder

  • 1 TBS basil, chopped

  • 2 TBS olive oil

  • Juice of 1 lime
Fresh Spinach
Lime wedges for serving
  1. Season the chicken breasts with pepper, set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix the hopped garlic with the cilantro, fish sauce, brown sugar and chili powder. Rub the seasoning mixture all over the chicken and let stand for 1 hour.
  3. In a large non-stick skillet, heat the vegetable oil until it is shimmering. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook them over high heat, turning once, until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Remove chicken from the skillet, let it sit for a few minutes, then slice.
  5. Spread the spinach on individual plates and then place the chicken slices on top of the spinach. Sprinkle basil all over the chicken and spinach.
  6. Top with dressing.
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