Steamed Chicken & Radish Sprout Salad With Mentaiko Mayo Wasabi
Moist and tender chicken tastes absolutely beautiful when mixed with mentaiko The breast meat is very healthy and the radish sprouts make this salad refreshing You can make this as a simple side dish or snack.
Remove the skin from the chicken and let it warm up to room temperature. Season it with the ○ ingredients.
Add the ● ingredients to a saucepan and heat over low heat until the mixture is just about to boil. Then add the chicken. Make a drop-lid with some aluminium foil and continue to simmer the mixture for 5 minutes. Then turn off the heat and leave it to steam for a further 5 minutes.
After the 5 minutes is up, take the chicken out of the pan, drain it, and leave it to cool.
Remove the mentaiko from the egg sac. Cut the radish sprouts in half lengthwise.
Once the chicken has cooled, shred it up with your hands and add it to a bowl.
Add the mentaiko and the ☆ ingredients to the bowl from Step 5 and mix everything together thoroughly.
Lastly mix in the radish sprouts and adjust the flavour with the ★ ingredients. It's ready. Chill the salad well in the fridge and serve.
If you have left overs, they taste delicious in a sandwich.
Story Behind this Recipe
I'm trying to expand my steamed chicken salad repertoire right now. This is a bulky and moist salad made with cheap chicken breast meat and radish sprouts. It goes so well with the mentaiko mayonnaise that I just had to upload this recipe It makes a fantastic snack too.
Thanks to steaming the meat in Step 2 it comes out tender and moist. Remember to cover the pan with a lid here. I used spicy mustard mentaiko this time. Please adjust the amount of wasabi to your preferences. Please shred the chicken into whatever sized pieces you like.