Spicy Fried Chicken with Apple Salad

Chicken pieces marinated in yoghurt, lime juice, turmeric and paprika are stir-fried and served with a peppery watercress, rocket and apple salad.

Ingredients

For the Chicken

4 large Chicken Breasts, cut into strips
2 Tbsp Natural Yoghurt
Juice of 2 Limes
1 Tsp Turmeric
1 Tsp Paprika
0.5 Tsp Ground Cardamon
3 Garlic Cloves, peeled and crushed
1 Tbsp Rapeseed Oil
Sea Salt

For the Salad

1 bag of Rocket
1 bag of Watercress
1 Green Apple, cored and sliced thinly
1 Red Apple, cored and sliced thinly
2 Banana Shallots, peeled and sliced thinly
Handful of Sultanas and Raisins

For the Dressing

5 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar
Juice of 1 Lemon

To Serve

2 Lemons,1 cut into wedges
15 g Coriander, chopped

Method

For the Chicken

Mix together the Yoghurt, Lime Juice, Turmeric, Paprika, Cardamon, Garlic and Sea Salt in a bowl
Add the Chicken strips and stir so that they become fully coated with the mix
Cover and marinade in the fridge for about 1 hour
Heat a Wok or frying pan with the Oil
When the pan is very hot add the Chicken strips
Fry for 5-6 minutes, or until cooked through

For the Salad

In a large bowl mix together all of the salad ingredients
In a smaller bowl, whisk together the Dressing ingredients
When ready to serve, add the dressing to the salad and toss to combine well

To Serve

Pile the spicy fried chicken on a serving plate
Squeeze over the Lemon Juice from one of the Lemons
Sprinkle over the Coriander
Serve garnished with Lemon wedges

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