Noodle Salad with Chicken and Mint

Light, fresh and inviting, Rachel Allen's minted chicken salad is an all round winner
By Rachel Allen
Noodle Salad with Chicken and Mint
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  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 375 g dried rice noodles, or glass noodles
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 handfuls mint leaves, shredded
  • 75 g carrots, grated, or beansprouts
  • 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

For the dressing

  • 1 red chillies, seeds removed and chopped
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp strained lime juice
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • tbsp toasted cashew nuts, roughly chopped

Method

Place the noodles into a bowl, cover with boiling water and leave to sit for 3-5 minutes before draining. Toss the chicken with the mint, carrots, sesame seeds and noodles.

Mix the ingredients for the dressing together and pour over the salad. Sprinkle with toasted cashew nuts before serving.

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