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Thai Chicken Vermicelli Salad



A quick and easy chicken salad which is laced with a chilli and lime dressing.  With vermicelli add-on, it makes a good wholesome one-dish meal!  You can also make use of  left-over chicken meat for this salad.





Recipe for Thai Chicken Vermicelli Salad  (adapted from a book 'The very best of Chinese and Asian cuisine')

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 chicken breast, marinated with some seasalt and pepper
    • 1 onion, finely sliced
    • 1/2 cucumber, cut into match sticks
    • 1/2 carrot, cut into match sticks
    • 1 stalk lemon grass, finely chopped
    • 1 to 1.1/2  Tbsp fish sauce
    • 4 tsp sugar or to taste
    • Juice of 8 calamansi/limau kasturi
    • 2 bird eye chillies, chopped
    • Dried vermicelli, soaked till soft
    • Sesame seeds, lightly toasted
    • Cashew nuts, lightly toasted (optional)
    • Coriander to garnish
    Method
    1. Poach or steam the chicken meat till cooked.  Let cool and shred the meat into slices.
    2. In a bowl, mix the calamansi juice and sugar till dissolved.  Add in the fish sauce, mix well.
    3. Bring a pot of water to the boil, cook the presoaked vermicelli, remove, drain off water.  Set this aside in a mixing bowl.
    4. Add the shredded meat, sliced onion, cucumber, carrot and lemon grass into the vermicelli.
    5. Pour in the calamansi mixture and mix well.  Fine tune to desired taste.
    6. Serve at room temperature or chilled.  
    7. Garnish with chilli, sesame seeds and fresh coriander before serving.




    I am submitting this post to  Asian Food Fest  (Thailand) - November Month 
    hosted by  Lena of  Frozen Wings

    and also to





Comments

  1. Such an appetizing and beautiful salad!

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  2. Hi Cheah!

    Wow! Your salad looks both refreshing and delicious, Cheah. And oh so easy too!!! Do you want me to add you to our Pasta Board so you can pin it? We'd love to have it included!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  3. It looks very appetising ..... Shall book mark this for my next lunch box. :)

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  4. Hi Cheah, very refreshing and appetising noodle dish. I supposed it is much easier to prepare this than the Kerabu Beehoon. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Most welcome, Kimmy. I always go for easy-to-do recipes, no-frills!!!

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  5. This salad looks great and even suitable as a meal itself too. Love to have this for my lunch. I usually like my lunch light just like this salad.

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  6. Hi Cheah , What a wonderful salad , wish I could get a plate right now , delicious tanks for sharing :)

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  7. I can have this as main course. Lovely dish!

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  8. Cheah, this is what I would love for a light lunch or dinner!

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  9. This looks so good! I like the photos very much.

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  10. Cheah, I love this beautiful salad. Looks so refreshing!

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  11. Lovely version of using vermicelli for a delicious Thai salad. We are big fan of Thai dishes and I shall try this recipe of your for the next weekend.

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  12. hi cheah, your this thai bee hoon salad reminds me of my laab chicken too which sounds like a kerabu like in kerabu mee hoon. This is indeed a good one dish meal! Happy to see your entry, cheah, thanks a lot!

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    1. My pleasure, Lena. Think they taste more or less the same.

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  13. Hi Cheah,
    This is a one-dish meal that I would be glad to finish! Looks good!
    Thanks for sharing with CYB!

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  14. I love this salad! The sour and spicy flavours are perfect together. Yours looks so good, and appetizing.

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  15. This sounds delicious! Light and healthy, a very good way to go. Beautiful shots!

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