Chicken with a dif­fer­ence

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Mak­ing your own peanut sauce is so easy, not to men­tion tasty!

KAF­FIR LIME CHICKEN WITH RICE AND IN­DONE­SIAN PEANUT SAUCE Co­conut Rice

1 cup bas­mati rice 1 cups wa­ter

cup co­conut milk (shake well be­fore open­ing) Pinch of salt 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame beans, de­frosted

Kaf­fir Lime Chicken

300g skin­less, bone­less chicken breast (cut any large breasts in half length­ways) 2 cups cold wa­ter 3 ta­ble­spoons soy sauce 1 tea­spoon se­same oil 1 kaf­fir lime leaf

In­done­sian Peanut Sauce

cup co­conut milk 1 ta­ble­spoon fish sauce 1 tea­spoon soy sauce 30g smooth peanut but­ter 1 tea­spoon finely grated gin­ger 1 ta­ble­spoon sweet chilli sauce

To Serve

3 radishes 2 ta­ble­spoons chopped roasted peanuts 100g mung bean sprouts

cup picked co­rian­der leaves 1 lime, cut in half Com­bine all co­conut rice in­gre­di­ents (in­clud­ing edamame beans) in a small pot and bring to the boil. As soon as it boils, cover with a tight-fit­ting lid and re­duce to low­est heat to cook for 12 min­utes.

Turn off heat and leave to steam, still cov­ered, for a fur­ther 8 min­utes.

Do not lift lid at any time dur­ing cook­ing.

Place all kaf­fir lime chicken in­gre­di­ents in a medium pot, cover with a lid and bring to a gen­tle boil on medium heat.

As soon as it boils, turn off heat and leave, still cov­ered, for 15 min­utes. The resid­ual heat will cook chicken through.

Add all In­done­sian peanut sauce in­gre­di­ents to a small pot on low-medium heat and cook for about 5 min­utes, whisk­ing un­til smooth.

When rice has fin­ished steam­ing, fluff up grains with a fork and gen­tly fold to mix edamame beans that have risen to the top back through.

When cool enough to han­dle, roughly shred chicken us­ing two forks. Thinly slice radishes.

spoon cup of cooked co­conut rice onto plates.

Top with kaf­fir lime chicken, mung bean sprouts, radishes and drizzle with In­done­sian peanut sauce. Sprin­kle over co­rian­der and peanuts.

Serve lime on the side for

To serve:

squeez­ing.

Recipe cour­tesy of my­food­bag.co.nz

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