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Basil Bread With Salad

CanolaOilGrowers's picture
We are going to make a marinate and use it as a dressing for basil bread. Also i have a quick basil bread recipe.
Ingredients
For basil quick bread
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped fresh basil 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 3 Large, beaten
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canola oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Canola oil 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Hot chili pepper 1 , seeded and finely chopped (Green / Red Variety)
  Chopped fresh basil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 , cut into thin strips
  Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Thinly sliced cabbage 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Savoy Variety)
  Sugar snap peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  English cucumber 1⁄2 , diced
  Red pepper 1 Small, julienned
  Green onions 3 , finely chopped
  Grated carrots 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Toasted cashew nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

Basil Quick Bread
In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, dry mustard, salt and basil leaves.

In separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and canola oil. Stir liquid ingredients into dry ingredients, just until all ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 5 inch (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan.

Bake at 350 F (180 C) for about 60 minutes or until done and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan, place loaf on wire rack and cool completely.
Salad
To make dressing, combine lime juice, canola oil, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, chili pepper, basil and cilantro in small bowl. Whisk together and set aside.

In wok or large frying pan, stir fry chicken in canola oil over medium-high heat until cooked through and juices run clear. Set aside.

In large salad bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Toss to mix. Add chicken and dressing and toss ingredients once more.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Quick, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
4
If you enjoy the fine-tasting things in life, then you will definitely love this bread delicacy. Flavorful, healthy and highly appeasing to the palate, this dish can be whopped up easily at home using a handful of ingredients. Next time you are craving for something nice and flavorful, just try this recipe at home.

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2 Comments

Anonymous's picture
The salad on sweet basil bread is simply irresistible ! Thanks for the recipe
smarty's picture
Salad looks very delicious and healthy. But i don't want to use boneless chicken in it! Wanna give a try to pork or beef instead of Chicken in making salad.:)