Simple meal salad with marinated chicken
This salad is very easy to prepare. Simple, it only takes a short preparation time and a tasty variant is easily made with few ingredients at home. Due to the marinating of the chicken, preparation earlier in the day is desirable, but this variant is also tasty with a shorter time to marinate. Variation tip: The marinated pieces of chicken also taste great on bread.
List of ingredients:
- Pre-cut chicken strips or chicken pieces
- Bottle of soy sauce manis
- Bottle of chili sauce (sweet)
- Oil, for example olive oil
- Hot curry spices (or other spices to taste such as salt, pepper, piri piri, etc.)
- Bag of mixed salad
- Honey mustard dressing
- Croutons, lightly baked pine nuts and / or pre-fried onions from the supermarket
- Hard boiled egg
Preparation in advance: Marinate the chicken
Place the chicken pieces in a small bowl, add soy sauce so that half of the chicken pieces in the bowl are covered with sweet soy sauce. Add a tablespoon of oil, a few tablespoons of chili sauce (depending on your taste) and a tablespoon of honey and the herbs. Spoon the chicken pieces well into the marinade. Make sure all chicken is covered in the marinade and let it sit for a while (if possible in the refrigerator for a few hours).
Put the chicken strips (after draining the marinade) in the frying pan and fry them until crispy and done over medium heat. Also put water on and boil the egg in boiling water for about 6 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the plates with the mixed lettuce and cover it generously with honey mustard dressing. Divide the fried chicken strips over the mixed salad, fry the pine nuts briefly in the frying pan. Sprinkle the chicken & salad if necessary. with croutons, the baked pine nuts and / or pre-fried onions. Peel the egg and cut it into pieces and add it to the salad.
Replace the chicken and marinade with lightly seared bacon. Possibly. Also to be added to the mixed salad are pieces of red onion, pearl onions, cucumber, carrot, pickle, etc. Finish the salad by adding cashew nuts over the chicken. Add a small wedge of sambal to the marinade for a spicier taste to the pieces of chicken
Variation recipe: marinated chicken on bread
Marinate the chicken as described in the preparation. After marinating, drain the remaining marinade and fry the chicken strips over medium heat. For example, top a white ball with some lettuce and the marinated chicken (optionally, sauce of your choice) and delicious!