Kale Chicken & Brown Rice Salad

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    384

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recipe updated Oct 31, 2018

Ingredients

  • Brown rice icon
    Brown rice
    150g
  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    225g
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    11g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    16g
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    7g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    18g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    100g
  • White wine vinegar icon
    White wine vinegar
    80ml
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar
    30g
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    15g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    110ml
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    13g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Kale icon
    Kale
    about 1 head
  • Artichoke hearts icon
    Artichoke hearts
    180g
  • Almonds icon
    Almonds
    100g
  • Dried cherries icon
    Dried cherries
    38g

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Jar
  • kCook icon Varoma dish
  • kCook icon Simmering basket
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside water: boiling
  2. Prep and set aside chicken breast: cubed
  3. Prep and set aside lemon: zest of & juice of
  4. Prep and set aside lime: zest of & juice of
  5. Prep and set aside kale: stem removed
  6. Prep and set aside artichoke hearts: drained & coarsely chopped
  7. Prep and set aside almonds: sliced & chopped
  8. Prep and set aside dried cherries: halved
  9. Get the simmering basket
  10. Add brown rice
  11. Add prepared water
  12. Steam for approx 8min
  13. Get the varoma dish
  14. Add prepared chicken breast
  15. Steam for approx 20min
  16. Remove
  17. Clean
  18. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  19. Add fresh basil
  20. Add fresh parsley
  21. Add mint
  22. Add garlic clove
  23. Add prepared lemon
  24. Add prepared lime
  25. Add white wine vinegar
  26. Add coconut sugar
  27. Add dijon mustard
  28. Add extra virgin olive oil
  29. Add sea salt
  30. Add black pepper
  31. Blend for approx 10s
  32. Transfer three quarters of content of TM5 bowl to jar
  33. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  34. Add prepared kale
  35. Chop for approx 2s
  36. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to large serving bowl
  37. Drain rice
  38. Transfer rice to large serving bowl
  39. Transfer chicken to large serving bowl
  40. Add prepared artichoke hearts
  41. Add prepared almonds
  42. Add prepared dried cherries
  43. Drizzle salad with dressing
  44. Toss with slotted spoon until well combined
  45. Serve
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