Spicy Chicken with Chinese Cabbage

  • 19/10/2015
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 50 min

Serve a piece of lovely fried chicken breast on a bed of Oriental flavoured Chinese cabbage.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (600 grams)
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta No MSG Chicken
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • Serve with:
  • 600 g shredded Chinese cabbage
  • 80 g onion
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 chili pepper
  • handful of fresh cilantro
  • salt
  • ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Clean, rinse and pat-dry the chicken breasts. Sprinkle with Vegeta No MSG Chicken and one teaspoon of chili flakes and rub the seasoning into the chicken. Transfer to a cutting board and cover with cling film. Using a mallet, pound the chicken breasts through the film until slightly flattened. Allow to rest for about 30 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Finely shred Chinese cabbage and slice onion into rings, and transfer both into a large bowl.
  3. 3.
    In another, smaller bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar and lemon juice. Pour over the Chinese cabbage and onion. Add one finely chopped chili pepper, a handful of chopped cilantro, a little salt and ground black pepper to taste, and toss well.
  4. 4.
    Heat three spoons of oil in a large skillet, add marinated chicken and fry over medium heat until golden and cooked through.
  5. 5.
    Arrange the fried chicken breasts on a bed of shredded Chinese cabbage and serve.

Advice

When shallow-frying chicken breasts, heat the oil to warm but not too hot. The chicken will not stick to the pan.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 457 / 1.910 - -
Fat g 28,11 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 5,96 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 9,29 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 11,07 - -
Carbohydrates g 14,00 - -
Dietary fibre g 5,16 - -
Protein g 38,22 - -
Salt g 0,46 0 0
Vitamin A μg 594,64 15 12
Vitamin D μg 19,50 10 10
Niacin mg 24,64 176 123
Pantothenic acid mg 1,61 23 23
Potassium mg 859,07 23 23
Calcium mg 108,27 11 11
Phosphorous mg 347,90 43 43

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)