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Yam Gai (Thai Broiled Chicken Salad)

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 1/2 oz Wun Sen (cellophane noodles)
  • 1 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 4 Garlic cloves; chopped
  • 3 tb Fresh lime juice
  • 2 ts Whole black peppercorns
  • 1 Leaf lettuce
  • 1/4 c Fresh corriander
  • 4 Tomatoes
  • 1/4 c Soy sauce
  • 3 Scallions
  • 2 tb Nam pla (fish sauce)
  • 1 European cucumber
  • 1 1/4 lb Boneless chicken breast
  • 1 tb Roasted peanuts; chopped
  • 4 c Chicken stock
  • 1 Lime; thinly sliced


Soften the noodles in hot water for 30 minutes. In a food processor,
combine garlic, peppercorns, and 2 T corriander. Blend to a paste.
the sides, and add 0.25 c soy sauce, and 2 T nam pla. Pour the marinade
into a shallow pan and add the chicken (cut into 1 in cubes). Preheat
broiler. In a medium saucepan, bring the chicken stock to a boil. Drain
the noodles and add to the stock for about 5 min. Drain well, and cut
4 pieces. Remove chicken from the marinade, and broil for 4 to 7 min.
until browned. In a small bowl, stir together sugar, lime juice, 1 T soy
sauce, and 1 T nam pla.
Line a large platter with lettuce leaves. Spread the noodles over the
lettuce, and top with tomato wedges, chopped scallions, and diced
Arrange the chicken, and pour the dressing over. Sprinkle with remaining
corriander and peanuts. Garnish with lime slices.

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