Curried Chicken and Lentil Salad
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Thermomix TM 31
Created: 2011-08-29 11:07
Changed: 2012-11-22 16:10
Total time: 45m
Preparation time: 15m
Baking time: 30m
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1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp white peppercorns
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp tumeric, ground
1/2 tsp chilli, ground (or to your taste)
Minted Yoghurt Dressing
handful fresh mint leaves
120 g Greek yoghurt
juice of 1/2 lemon
sea salt & pepper to taste
2 - 3 chicken breasts, cubed
150 g French lentils
1.1 l boiling water
150 g snow peas
EVOO (extra virgin olive oil), to taste
lemon juice, to taste
sea salt, to taste
120 g rocket leaves
250 g mini Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
1 Lebanese cucumber, diced
1 red pear, thinly sliced
1 batch of Minted Yoghurt Dressing
Place fennel, coriander, cumin, peppercorns and garlic into TM bowl and dry roast for 15 mins/Varoma/speed 2.
Add tumeric, chilli, nutmeg and salt and mill 1 minute/speed 10.
Place mint into mixing bowl and chop for 3 - 4 secs/speed 7.
Add remaining ingredients and mix 5 secs/speed 6.
Place chicken into a bowl and tip curry powder on top. Toss through until chicken is thoroughly coated. Place chicken into Varoma dish and set aside.
Do not clean TM bowl.
Place rinsed lentils into basket and insert into mixing bowl. Add water and set Varoma into position. Cook for 20 mins/Varoma/speed 2. Stir chicken.
Place snow peas onto Varoma tray and insert into Varoma. Steam for a further 5 minutes/Varoma /speed 2.
Set chicken and snow peas aside and place drained lentils into separate bowl. Drizzle lentils with EVOO, lemon juice and add salt to taste. Allow to cool slightly.
Assemble salad by placing rocket around the edges of a large salad platter. Arrange tomatoes, cucumber and pear on top of rocket.
Add cooled chicken to lentils and toss together. Pile into centre of platter and drizzle entire salad with dressing prepared earlier.
In summer, pear could be substituted for a stone fruit such as nectarine for an added summer flavour.