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Thai-style summer salad with Zespri SunGold kiwifruit

Liven up your summer eating with this original and tasty Thai-style starter. Kiwifruit gives this healthy salad a sweet and juicy note. To vary the flavours, you can replace the chicken with prawns.

 

A fibre-rich recipe with a high vitamin C content. A good source of potassium and a natural source of folate.

Serves 4
Cooks in 25 min.
Difficulty
Recipe appropriate for
Lactose intolerant
Nutrition per serving
Calories397.0720%
Fat29.07g42%
Saturates4.17g21%
Protein12.32g25%
Carbs22.44g7%
Sugar6.4g7%
Fibre6.57g22%
Folate98.98μg25%
Potassium1156.03mg41%
Vitamin C98.98mg132%
Of an adult’s reference intake
Ingredients Method

Ingredients

  • 2 Zespri SunGold kiwifruit
  • iceberg lettuce 200 g
  • 2 carrots
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 chicken breast fillet
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cm piece ginger
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • coriander

Method

  1. Peel the Zespri kiwifruit, carrots, onion, cucumber and avocado. Cut everything into thin strips and shred the iceberg lettuce.
  2. Flatten out the chicken breast, season well and cook in a frying pan with tablespoon of oil, 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Slice into strips once cool enough to handle
  3. Gently mix together the shredded vegetables, lettuce, kiwifruit, avocado and chicken strips in a salad bowl
  4. Peel and chop the garlic and ginger. Place in a bowl with the rest of the dressing ingredients and whisk with a fork. Add to the salad, mix lightly and serve.

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