Bang Bang Chicken Salad

With the summer upon us, why not move your dishes with the season, and make this sassy summer salad!


  • 1 breast of chicken (skinless)
  • six scallions, chopped
  • 1 or 2 baby gem lettuce
  • 1 cucumber
  • peanut oil
  • 2 fiery red chillis
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tblsp rice wine
  • 1 tblsp sesame oil
  • 1 tblsp sesame seeds
  • small piece of fresh ginger
  • peanut butter
  • 60 g bean sprouts
  • 2 carrots (grated)


  1. Place the breast of chicken in a pot with water and some of the chopped scallions: allow to poach for about 5 minutes and then drain, refresh and shred the chicken.
  2. Heat some peanut oil in a pan and quickly fry the chopped chillis, the seame seeds, sugar. After a minute add the rice wine and a tablespoon of peanut butter. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Make the salad by mixing the rest of the scallions with the grated carrots and beansprouts. Arrange the leaves of little gem on a plate and scatter the other ingredients around this. Top this with the shredded chicken and spoon the sauce over this. Sprinkle with a julienne of cucumber that has been seeded and finally a little more toasted sesame seed.


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