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Larb: A delicious Thai-style salad

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Larb is a deliciously addictive salad from Thailand that combines meat (here, chicken) with greens, toasted grains and a wonderful dressing.
Ingredients
  Red chili 2 , sliced
  Lemongrass stalk 1 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chicken thigh 1 2857⁄10000 Pound (600 gram)
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Chili sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Shallots 2 , sliced
  Lime 1 (zest and juice)
  Coriander 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (cilantro)
  Mint 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White rice 1 Tablespoon
  Raw peanuts 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Lettuce 1 (to serve)
Directions

Place the chicken in a food processor and pulse until a rough mince is formed.
Heat a wok over a high heat and oil if required. Saute the garlic and chilli for 20 seconds, then brown the chicken, stirring occasionally. This should take about 5 or 6 minutes.
In a small mixing bowl combine the fish sauce, chilli sauce and lime zest and juice and adjust flavours to taste.
In a dry frying pan or skillet toast the rice until golden. Repeat with the peanuts.
Using a pestle and mortar, or spice grinder, grind the rice to a rough powder, set aside. Roughly chop or crush the peanuts.
In a large mixing bowl combine the cooked chicken, sauce, rice, nuts and chopped herbs and toss.
Serve on a bed of lettuce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Poultry, Rice, Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Story
Watch as Healthy Helpings TV's host, Michelle Koen, demonstrates the construction of a delicious Chicken Larb salad! See all our recipes at www.healthyhelpingstv.com
Subtitle: 
Larb

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 509 Calories from Fat 154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 242 mg80.7%

Sodium 1564.4 mg65.2%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.6%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 65 g129.6%

Vitamin A 267.4% Vitamin C 98.1%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 34.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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