Vietnamese Chicken and Mint Salad

Jazz up a simple chicken salad with some Vietnamese mint. Add some extra ingredients and you’ve got yourself a classic Vietnamese chicken and mint salad!

Vietnamese mint (Persicaria odorata) is sometimes called laksa herb. A wonderful creeping herb, it loves moist climates and wet feet, so you can grow it in a pond or near a tap.

Use some fresh from your garden to make the perfect summer salad – Vietnamese chicken and mint salad.

Ingredients:

Dressing

  • 60ml lime juice
  • 60ml fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 small red chillies, finely chopped
Jazz up a simple chicken salad with some Vietnamese mint to turn it into a classic Vietnamese chicken and mint salad.

Salad

  • 3 pieces or 200g cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 cucumbers grated
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • ½ red onion finely sliced
  • 1 cup of mint
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Optional extras: avocado and black sesame seeds
Vietnamese Chicken and Mint Salad

Method:

Combine the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl, allowing it to sit for several minutes to let the sugars dissolve.

Combine the salad ingredients together in a seperate bowl.

Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients, toss, and enjoy!

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