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Herby rice salad with grilled chicken and kalettes

Kalettes are a good-for-you leafy green veg that can be used in the same way as brussels sprouts. Try them in this chicken dish served with a herby coconut rice salad.

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Cooking Time 30 min


  • 4 large bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2tsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 1tsp oil
  • Spray oil
  • 300g kalettes, quartered, or brussels sprouts, halved
  • Chilli sauce, to serve (optional)

For the rice salad

  • 500g pack ready-to-heat brown rice
  • 25g pack fresh mint, leaves sliced
  • 25g pack fresh coriander, thai basil or vietnamese mint, leaves sliced
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2tbsp shredded or flaked coconut, toasted
  • 200g green beans, finely sliced
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, white part only, very finely sliced


  1. Heat the rice according to the pack instructions, then transfer to a bowl and combine with the rest of the salad ingredients.
  2. Heat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6 and line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Put the chicken on the prepared tray. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce and 1tsp oil and rub over the chicken. Cook the chicken in the oven for 25–30 min until it’s
    cooked through.
  3. Spray a pan with oil and set over a medium-high heat. Stir-fry the kalettes or sprouts until tender but still green. Serve the chicken with the rice salad, kalettes or sprouts and chilli sauce, if using.

Nutrition per serving

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388 20g 15g 5.5g 8g 4.4g 0.3g 102mg 38g 3.4mg

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