Asparagus with Chicken & Rice Salad Recipe
By the wlr team
This chicken and asparagus rice salad is packed full of protein and delicious flavours. A low carb recipe that is easy to make.
- Recipe makes: 4 servings
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 10 mins
- Calories: 459
- 225g asparagus
- 4 chicken breast fillets
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 225g brown basmati rice
- 3 tsp chives
- 25g sultanas
- 100g red onions
- 2 tsp curry powder
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 100ml white wine
- 1 tbsp orange zest
- 225g fat free fromage frais
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- Clean and trim the asparagus. Put on a pan of water to boil.
- Slice chicken breast and fry in a half the oil for a 3-4 minutes. Add asparagus and cook for 1-2 minutes more until everything is cooked. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
- Once water is boiling, cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet, then drain, rinse with boiling water from the kettle and cover with a tea towel to absorb excess moisture. Set aside
- Toss the chives, sultanas and two thirds of the red onion together.
- Use the oil in the pan you used earlier, add the remaining onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the curry powder and turmeric and stir over the heat for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the wine, 100mls water, bring to the boil and add the orange zest. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until the mixture has reduced to half.
- Arrange chicken and asparagus on serving plates.
- Toss the rice, herbs and vegetables together.
- Mix the curry sauce into the fromage frais and season to taste. Stir the dressing to the rice and adjust the seasoning.
- Add the rice to the plate and serve.
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