Spicy chicken salad

Spicy chicken salad

On hot summer days like today we love to tuck into a light yet delicious lunch like this tasty spicy chicken salad. Go on, give it a try. You’ll love it as well!


for 2 servings

  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups

     water (480 mL)

  • 1 cup

     sake (240 mL)

  • 2 slices fresh ginger
  • 2 scallions, green parts only


  • 4 tablespoons

     soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon


  • 3 tablespoons

     rice vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons

     chili bean paste

  • 2 tablespoons

     sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons

     toasted sesame seed

  • 1 teaspoon

     garlic, grated

  • 1 teaspoon

     grated ginger

  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, julienned
  • 1 fresh cilantro



  1. In a medium-size pot, add the chicken breast, water, sake, sliced ginger, and scallions, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Once the water is boiling, flip the chicken breast over and put the lid on top of the pot. Turn off the heat and leave the pot sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Chill in the fridge.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients and mix well.
  4. On a plate, arrange the sliced tomatoes, julienned cucumbers, and sliced chicken breast.
  5. Top with cilantro and drizzle with sauce.
  6. Enjoy!

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