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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Chicken and Kaffir Lime Leaf Stir-Fry

The colours in this dish are eye-popping and vibrant - you just know it must be delicious and good for you!  Aromatic and tastes divine – yet so easy to prepare! No need to say more - Delish!
Chicken and Kaffir Lime Leaf Stirfry by Feed Your Inner Cook
Preparation    10 minutes
Cooking          10 minutes
Serves             3 – 4


3 – 4 chicken thigh fillets, finely sliced and some fat removed
Splash Sesame Oil
2 onions – finely sliced
3 stalks celery – sliced
2 – 3 shallots. Sliced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger – finely sliced
5 Kaffir lime leaves.  For 3 – remove middle vein and very very finely shred the leaves.  Leave 2 whole – crush lightly in your hand to release aroma  (to remove later)
1 red chilli – sliced   OR  1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes  - adjust to your preference
¼ - 1/3 red cabbage.  Finely shredded
Handful cashews

2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
2 tablespoons Mirin
2 teaspoons white Miso paste  OR  red miso paste is ok instead
2 tablespoons Thai Basil – small leaves if possible

Noodles to serve


Heat the oil in a large pan.  Add the onion and cook until softened
Add celery and shallots.
Stir in the ginger, chilli and shredded Lime leaves and well as the 2 whole leaves.
Add chicken pieces and cook. Stir well
Stir in the shredded cabbage and cook until just starts to wilt.
Whisk the soy sauce, mirin and Miso paste in a cup with a fork until combined.
Add to the pan and stir to thoroughly coat with the sauce mixture.
Toss in the cashews.
Remove the 2 whole Kaffir lime leaves and discard.
Top with the Thai Basil leaves and serve with noodles.
                                Enjoy!  Colleen

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