Thai chicken and prawn noodle salad

Posted: November 10, 2013 in Chicken, Noodles, Salads, Thermo cooking
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Summer is here and it’s warming up. Goodbye to curries, casseroles and soups and hello to fresh salads, mangos and smoothies. This recipe originated from Thermomix meat on the menu. However I have changed it to suit our tastes. It makes a lot. However I don’t mind having leftovers šŸ™‚

Thai Chicken and Prawn Noodle Salad

Recipe originated from Thermomix Meat on the Menu pg 33
Serving size – 8-10
Cuisine: Thai
Main Ingredients: Prawn, Chicken Noodles
Categories: Salads, Summer

-= Ingredients -=
Dressing
25g palm sugar
2-3 limes juiced (100g)
25g fish sauce
2 x red chillis, fresh
50g peanut oil

Salad
80g roasted peanuts
1L water
500g chicken thigh fillet, roughly cut
350g green prawns, deveined and peeled
1 x clove garlic, crushed
1 x tablespoon of oil
250g rice noodles thick
1 x punnet of cherry tomatoes
Handful of bean sprouts
2 x lebanese cucumbers, sliced thinly
Handful fresh mint
Handful fresh coriander
Handful fresh thai basil
1 x shallot sliced
1/2 x red onion sliced into small pieces

Crush peanuts in food processor, set aside or TMX 2 seconds speed 5
Place water in saucepan, bring to boil and steam chicken in steaming basket or in TMX place water in bowl and chicken in bottom tray of varoma and set for 25 minutes, Varoma, speed 4. Empty water.
Process chicken in food processor until shredded or in TMX bowl 3 seconds speed 5. Set aside in salad bowl.
Boil water and cook noodles as per instructions on packet. Drain then add to salad bowl.
Add herbs to food processor and process to fine texture. TMX 4 seconds, speed 7. Add to salad and toss through.
Add tablespoon of oil to fry pan and add garlic, saute and add prawns. Should just turn pink, roughly 5 minutes. Remove from pan and add to salad bowl. Meanwhile add palm sugar and process then dressing ingredients (one chilli) to processor and process until dressing is thick. TMX palm sugar milled for 5 seconds speed 9. Add remaining ingredients and blend for 15 seconds on speed 9. Pour over salad.
Add tomatoes, red onion, shallots, been sprouts and sliced cucumber. Toss well.
Serve and garnish with chopped peanuts, extra sliced chilli if wanted and a slice of lime.

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