Spinach Salad with Chicken

Spinach Salad with Chicken
Recipe type: Salad
Spinach Salad with Chicken is a Cambodian food recipe with fish sauce.
  • 1 whole skinless chicken breast
  • 1½ tbsp. fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. lime or lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 3 c. chopped fresh spinach
  • ½ c. chopped roasted peanuts
  • ½ c. peeled and shredded carrots
  1. Rinse chicken breast under cool running water. Place in a large saucepan with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Remove chicken from pan with tongs. Place on a plate and cool for 15 minutes. When chicken is cool, remove meat from bones and shred into small pieces. Place shredded chicken in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, mix fish sauce, sugar, lime juice, and cayenne. Mix until sugar dissolves.
  4. Pour juice mixture over chicken and mix well.
  5. Place spinach on a serving plate. Spoon chicken over spinach and top with peanuts and carrots. Serve at room temperature.

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