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Bang bang chicken

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Mix the shallots, coriander and chicken breast in a bowl.

  2. In a mini blender, blend the lime juice, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce and toasted cashews.

  3. Place into a frying pan and cook gently until golden. Toss the sauce with the chicken salad.

  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok and stir fry the pak choi for one minute.

  5. To serve, pour the warm salad onto the pak choi leaves on a large plate and garnish with lime halves.


  • 2 shallots, finely sliced
  • 35g/1¼oz chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • ½ lime, juice only
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 25g/1oz cashews, toasted
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 pak choi leaves, shredded
  • 1 lime, halved, to garnish

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